Home Moss Flora of China
Name Search
About
Moss Checklist
Moss Flora
Guide to Authors
Participants
Glossary
!Thuidium assimile (Mitt.) A. Jaeger Search in The Plant ListSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical Garden Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1876–77: 260 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 2: 326). 1878. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
General Reference:

Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Related Objects:
Illustrations: P.-C. Wu (ed.) 2001 (Pl. 102, figs. 9–17).
 
 
Click here for distribution map.
Map: Thuidium assimile (Mitt.) A. Jaeger (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on forest ground, rocks or tree trunks; alt. 2000–3600 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia (Siberia), Europe, and North America.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guizhou: Leigongshan (Mt.), B.-C. Tan 91-1031 (FH). Hebei: Dong-ling, C.-Y. Yang 204 (BM). Henan: Song Co., J.-X. Luo 391 (PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, 1980 Sino-Amer. Exped. No. 281B, 842 (NY). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 22146 (NY), B.-D. Xin 0275 (MO, PE). Nei Mongol: E-erguna You Qi (Co.), X.-L. Bai 194 (HIMC); Mt. Wala, 40°42´ N, 109°24´ E, X.-L. Bai 185 (HIMC, NY). Qinghai: Mengda, Tianchi, H. D. Ding 21722 (PE); Yu-shu Co., B.-C. Tan 95-1729 (FH, MO). Shaanxi: Bao-ji (Pao-ki) Co., Hugh 360 (BM); Feng Co., M-.X. Zhang 1364 (MO, PE); Fo-ping Co., S.-E. Liu & P.-Q. Zhong 4410 (NY); Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4809 (NY); Mt. Qin-ling, P.-C. Chen et al. 25 (MO, PE), Hugh 99 (BM); Mt. Tai-bai (Miao-wan), Hugh 28 (BM); Xi-an (Seian) City, Hugh 290 (BM). Shandong: Qing-dao City, C. Gao & E.-Z. Bai 34572 (IFSBH, MO). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, April 1982, Ratcliffe s.n. (BM); Nan-ping Co., S.-Y. Zeng 105a (HKAS); between Yanyuen Co. to Yonqnin, Handel-Mazzetti 2948 (H); Xi-chang (Ningyüan) City, Handel-Mazzetti 1514 (H). Xinjiang: He-jing Co., S. He 951172 (MO); Urumqi Co., S. He 951014 (MO). Yunnan: An-ning Co., Koponen 38028 (as Thuidium cymbifolium, NY); Lu-liang Co, Ma-ming-zhen (Ma-eul-chan), Delavay s.n. (BM, PC). Zhejiang: Tiantaishan (Mt.), Faber 7 (H).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by its piliferous stem leaf apices that are usually 2–5 cells long and by having entire margins of inner perichaetial leaves.

 

Export To PDF Export To Word

 

1. Thuidium assimile (Mitt.) Jaeg. 绿羽藓 lv-yu xian
Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1876–77: 260. 1878. Leskea assimilis Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 133. 1859. Type. India: West Himalayas, Kumaon, Strachey & Winterbottom s.n.
Thuidium intermedium Philib., Rev. Bryol. 20: 33. 1893, nom. illeg.
Thuidium philibertii Limpr., Laubm. Deutschl. 2: 835. 1895. Synonymized by Touw (2001a).
Thuidium pycnothallum (C. Müll.) Par., Index Bryol. 1289. 1898. Tamarisicella pycnothalla C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n. ser. 3: 116. 1896. Syntypes. China: Shaanxi (Schen-si), Si-ku-tziu-san, Lao-iu-hur, July 1894, Giraldi s.n.; Huo-gia-ziez, Sept. 1894, Giraldi s.n.; Hua-tzo-pin, 20 June 1894, Giraldi s.n.; Khiu-Lin-san, June 1894, Giraldi s.n.; Zu-lu, Aug. 1894, Giraldi s.n.
 
Plants large, up to 7 cm long, yellowish green, brownish green when old, in large, interwoven mats. Stems creeping or ascending above, regularly pinnately branched; central strand present; paraphyllia densely growing on stems, foliose or filamentous, branched. Stem leaves ca. 1.8 mm long, triangularly ovate, plicate, gradually tapering to a narrow lanceolate and piliferous apex, mostly consisting of 2–5 cells, sometimes secund; margins more or less revolute, serrate; costa percurrent, papillose on back; median leaf cells rhomboidal or oblong, 5–20 µm long, thick-walled, unipapillose; apical cells hyaline, smooth; branch leaves concave, ovate to ovate-triangular, with a short apex, ca. 1 mm long, apical cells multipapillose. Dioicous. Perigonial leaves ovate-lanceolate, concave below. Inner perichaetial leaves narrowly lanceolate, up to 2 mm long, margins serrate, smooth, without hairs. Setae reddish brown, ca. 2 cm long, smooth; capsules about 3 mm long; peristome double; exostome teeth broadly lanceolate, reddish brown, papillose above; endostome segments as long as the exostome teeth, finely papillose; basal membrane about 1/2 the length of endostome segments; cilia 2–3. Spores 10–15 µm in diameter, finely papillose.
 
 
 


 

 
 
© 2014 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110