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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1873–74: 111 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 1: 573). 1875. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Brachymenium leptophyllum (Bruch & Schimp. ex Müll. Hal.) Bruch & Schimp. ex A. Jaeger (Figs. 1–7.)
Map: Brachymenium leptophyllum (Bruch & Schimp. ex Müll. Hal.) Bruch & Schimp. ex A. Jaeger (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks or thin soil over rocks; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China, India, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: Cang-yuan Co., S.-Y. Zeng 80-1178, 80-1396 (both in HKAS); Yuan-yang Co., M. Zang 840 (HKAS).


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6. Brachymenium leptophyllum(C. Müll.) Jaeg.   多枝短月藓   duo zhi duan yue xian
Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1873–1874: 111. 1875. Bryum leptophyllum Bruch & Schimp. ex C. Müll., Syn. Musc. Frond. 1: 273. 1848. Type: Ethiopia. Schimper 451.
Plants small, 3–8 mm high, green to yellowish green above, dark brownish below, not glossy, in small dense tufts. Stems short, erect, often with 4–6 new branches. Leaves appressed or irregularly flexuous when dry, erect-spreading when moist, narrowly oblong-ovate, ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, ca. 1–2 mm long; margins nearly entire, narrowly recurved below the apex, bordered by 1 row of somewhat differentiated cells; costae excurrent, ending in short awns; median leaf cells hexagonal to oblong-hexagonal, thin-walled; basal cells rectangular. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves larger, acuminate, fragile, costae long-excurrent. Setae ca. 20 mm long; capsules erect or inclined, oblong-pyriform, neck shorter than urn, mouth narrowed; opercula spherical, shortly rostrate or blunt; exostome teeth linear-lanceolate, yellowish brown, hyaline, papillose above; endostome segments well developed, slightly shorter than the teeth, pale yellowish, minutely papillose; cilia rudimentary. Spores spherical, 37–40 µm in diameter, densely papillose.


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