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Published In: Denkschriften der Bayerischen Botanischen Gesellschaft in Regensburg 3: 147. 1841. (Denkschr. Bayer. Bot. Ges. Regensburg) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: P.-C. Wu & Y. Jia (eds.) (2004), Pl. 67, figs. 1–14.

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Map: Hypnum fertile Sendtn. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
Habitat: on soil, rocks, rotten wood, or base of trees in forests; alt. 1500–3100 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, Europe, North America, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guizhou: Jiang-kou Co., Mt. Fanjing, Guiyang Teachers’ Univ. Biol. Dept. 197 (GNUB). Heilongjiang: Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), C. Gao 36, 190, 442, 987, 1150 (all in IFSBH). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 22365 (IFSBH), B.-D. Xin 0199 (MO, PE). Shandong: Mt. Laoshan, C. Gao & E.-Z. Bai 34394 (IFSBH, MO). Sichuan: Nan-ping Co., S. He 30356a (MO). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., S.-G. Wu 1072 (HKAS). Yunnan: Da-guan Co., X.-J. Li 4325 (HKAS); Lu-xi Co., X.-Y. Jia 910060 (MO). Zhejiang: Hang-zhou Co., Buck 23887 (MO, NY).

Notes     (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized in having strongly falcate-secund leaf apices, an alar region consisting of a few, hyaline, excavate cells, and inflated stem epidermal cells.



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7. Hypnum fertileSendt.   多蒴灰藓   duo shuo hui xian
Denkschr. Bayer. Bot. Ges. Regensburg 3: 147. 1841. Sanionia fertilis (Sendt.) Loesk., Hedwigia 46: 309. 1907. Type: Europe.
Hypnum pseudo-circinale Kindb., Ottawa Naturalist 14: 83. 1900.
Plants medium-sized, soft, flattened, yellowish green or yellowish brown, somewhat glossy, in interwoven mats. Stems prostrate, up to 10 cm long, subpinnately branched, branches short; pseudoparaphyllia narrowly lanceolate; in stem cross section epidermal cells inflated, thin-walled. Stem leaves densely foliate, falcate-secund, 1.5–2.0 mm × 0.7–0.8 mm, broadly elliptical-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, not decurrent at base, somewhat concave, not or only slightly plicate, slenderly acuminate; margins slightly revolute, entire below, serrulate near the apex; costae double, short or absent; median leaf cells linear, 39–64 µm × 2–3 µm, basal cells short, porose, yellowish; alar cells differentiated, quadrate or oblong, often consisting of a few excavate, hyaline, thin-walled cells; branch leaves similar to stem leaves in shape, smaller. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves erect, filiform-acuminate, plicate. Setae 1.0–2.0 cm long, reddish brown, twisted when dry; capsules suberect or horizontal, cylindrical, 1.5–2.0 mm long; opercula conic; annuli revoluble; peristome typically hypnoid, with 2–3 cilia. Calyptrae not seen. Spores 10–13 µm in diameter, yellowish brown, minutely papillose.


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