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Published In: Corollarium Bryologiae Europaeae 86. 1856. (Coroll. Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Philonotis calcarea (Bruch & Schimp.) Schimp. (Figs. 7–11.)
Map: Philonotis calcarea (Bruch & Schimp.) Schimp. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on rocks or wet soil; alt. 3700–4100 m.
Distribution: China, India, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Qinghai: Nang-qen Co., B. C. Tan 95-178 (FH, MO); Yu-shu Co., B. C. Tan 95-191, 95-192 (both in FH, MO). Xinjiang: Qing-he Co., R.-C. Qin 996 (HKAS). Xizang: Lin-zhi Co., M. Zang 2207 (HKAS). Yunnan: Bin-chuan Co., W.-X. Xu 17 (HKAS); Wen-shan Co., M. Zang 1228 (HKAS). Zhejiang: East Tianmu, M. Zang 841 (HKAS).


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2. Philonotis calcarea (Bruch & Schimp.) Schimp.   钙土泽藓   gai tu ze xian
Coroll. Bryol. Eur. 86. 1856. Bartramia calcarea Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G. Bryol. Eur. 4: 49. pl. 325. 1842. Type: Europe.
Plants slender, rather elongate, soft, green or jade green above, yellowish brown below, in dense tufts. Stems erect, 4–6 cm high, densely foliate above, sparsely so below. Leaves broadly triangular at base, ca. 85–120 µm wide, acuminate at apex; margins plane; costae strong, stout, nearly percurrent; median leaf cells long-rhomboidal, rectangular, with papillae mostly at upper cell ends, or sometimes at lower ends; basal cells rounded-hexagonal, rectangular, hyaline. Dioicous. Setae 2–4 cm long, reddish; capsules ellipsoidal-pyriform, horizontal, furrowed when dry; peristome not seen. Spores not seen.


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