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Published In: Öfversigt af Förhandlingar: Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademien 19(10): 606. 1862[1863]. (Öfvers. Förh. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 19, figs. 1–6).
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Map: Plagiobryum demissum (Hook.) Lindb. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil under bushes; alt. 2500–4200 m.
Distribution: China and widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guizhou: Jiang-kou Co., Mt. Fanjing, Crosby 15917 (MO). Xizang: Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 693 (HKAS). Yunnan: De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 477 (HKAS); Zhong-dian Co., D.-C. Zhang 166a (HKAS).


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1. Plagiobryum demissum (Hook.) Lindb.   尖叶平蒴藓   jian ye ping shuo xian
Öfvers. Förh. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. 19: 606. 1863. Bryum demissum Hook., Musci Exot. 2: 16, f. 99. 1819. Type: Europe.
Plants small, ca. 5 mm high, green, in tufts. Stems simple or branched at base, with short branches. Leaves ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, imbricate, keeled, apiculate; margins plane or slightly recurved, entire, not clearly bordered or bordered by 2–3 rows of narrower cells; costae long-excurrent; median leaf cells narrowly hexagonal or rectangular. Setae ca. 15 mm long, somewhat curved above; capsules pendulous, asymmetric, neck nearly as long as or longer than urn; mouth oblique; opercula conic; peristome double; endostome segments longer than teeth. Spores tetrad, spherical, ca. 36 µm in diameter, dark brown, coarsely papillose.
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