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Published In: Bryologia Javanica 1: 139. 1860. (Bryol. Jav.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 14, figs. 12–24).
 
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Map: Brachymenium exile (Dozy & Molk.) Bosch & Sande Lac. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil or thin soil over rocks; alt. 1400–2900 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, Australia, South and Central America, Mexico, South Africa, and Madagascar.
 

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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: She Co., W.-F. Zheng 3 (HKAS). Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, M. Zang 22 (HKAS). Guangdong: Chao-an Co., P.-J. Lin 3390 (HKAS, IBSC). Guangxi: Mt. Liang-lang, P.-C. Wu 1664 (HKAS, PE). Guizhou: Shui-cheng Co., D.-K. Li 2978 (HKAS, SHM). Hainan: Mt. Jianfengling, P.-C. Chen 7 (HKAS). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 73 (MO). Jiangsu: Lian-yun-gang, P.-P. Lin 510 (HKAS, NAS); Nanjing City, M. Zang 932 (HKAS). Shangdong: Mt. Taishan, C. Gao 33984, 34003 (both in HKAS, IFSBH). Shanghai: P.-C. Chen 5993 (HKAS), D.-K. Li 1949 (HKAS, SHM). Sichuan: Xiang-cheng Co., X.-J. Li 2798 (HKAS); Yan-yuan Co., K.-K. Chen 402 (HKAS). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., M.-J. Lai 2734 (MO); Tai-chung Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccate ser. 3, no. 104] (MO); Tai-pei Co., Shevock 15042 (CAS, MO); Taiwan University Campus, Iwatsuki 9 (HKAS, TAI). Yunnan: De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 251 (HKAS); Kunming City, D.-C. Zhang 95-426 (HKAS), Redfearn et al. 33673 (MO), W.-X. Xu 629, 64910 (both in HKAS, YUKU).

 

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3. Brachymenium exile (Dozy & Molk.) Bosch & Sande Lac.   纤枝短月藓   qian zhi duan yue xian
Bryol. Jav. 1: 139 1860. Bryum exile Dozy & Molk., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 3, 300. 1840. Type: Indonesia. Java.
Brachymenium sikkimense Ren. & Card., Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 38(1): 12. 1900.
Bryum tectorum C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 95. 1896, hom. illeg. Type: China. Shaanxi (Schen-si), Sept. 1894, Giraldi s.n.
 
Plants small, ca. 5 mm high, yellowish green or pale brownish green, in loose or dense tufts. Stems erect, with a few newly innovated branches. Leaves crowded, larger above, erect-spreading when dry and moist, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, ca. 1.0 mm × 0.5 mm, somewhat keeled; margins entire, slightly recurved below; costae excurrent; median leaf cells elongate-hexagonal to rhomboidal, 25–45 µm × 8–10 µm; upper margins differentiated by 1 row of somewhat rectangular cells; basal cells nearly quadrate to rectangular, all cells somewhat thick-walled. Dioicous. Setae 8–10 mm long; capsules often erect, ovoid to shortly pyriform, expanded at neck area; opercula conic; exostome teeth well developed; endostome segments reduced; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the teeth height; cilia rudimentary. Spores 10–13 µm in diameter.
 
 
 


 

 
 
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