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Published In: Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano, Nuova Serie 4: 270. 1897. (Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Brachythecium garovaglioides Müll. Hal. (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Brachythecium garovaglioides Müll. Hal. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: often on tree trunks, rocks, and soil; alt. 590–3500 m.
Distribution: China and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., X.-Y. Hu 0309 (MO), M.-Z. Wang 860446 (MO, PE). Fujian: Jiang-le Co., M.-Z. Wang 47558 (PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 418 (MO); Mt. Wufeng, X.-W. Wu 31 (PE). Shaanxi: Hu Co., Giraldi 1462 (FI); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang 3275 (WUK). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, Allen 6672 (MO), J.-X. Luo 46, 48 (both in PE); Tian-quan Co., S. He 32023a (MO). Taiwan: Tai-chung Co., Shevock 18048 (CAS, MO). Yunnan: An-ning Co., Koponen 37950, Redfearn 34326 (both in MO); Chu-xiong Co., Redfearn & S. He 1713 (MO); Fu-gong Co., L.-S. Wang 922 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., A.-L. Zhang 59 (PE); Jin-dian, Handel-Mazzetti 8625 (H); Jing-hong Co., P.-C. Wu 22055 (MO); Kunming City, T. Cao 21279 (IFSBH), J.-X. Luo 86501 (PE), Redfearn et al. 2049 (MO); Li-jiang Co., J.-K. Yang 81-603 (PE); Lu-chun Co., M. Zang 79b (HKAS, PE); Lu-xi Co., X.-Y. Jia 910180 (HKAS); Nu-jiang, X.-X. Liu 27030 (HKAS); Pu-wen Co., W.-X. Xu 11287 (MO); Qiu-bei Co., X.-J. Li 119 (HKAS); Si-mao Co., W.-X. Xu 11212 (MO); Song-ming Co., Koponen 37848 (H, HKAS); Wei-xi Co., J.-X. Xu 423 (HKAS); Xishuangbanna, W.-X. Xu 11287 (HKAS); Yuan-yang Co., M. Zang 4680, 4711 (both in HKAS); Zhan-yi Co., Z.-W. Li 454 (PE). Zhejiang: Mt. West Tianmu, R.-L. Hu 18b (HSNU), Y.-F. Wang 227 (MO); Puduo Isl., P.-C. Wu 1330 (MO); Sui-chang Co., Z.-L. Liu 2069 (HSNU).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
Brachythecium garovaglioidesis characterized by its rather large plants with loosely foliate stems and branches, and by its abruptly narrowed leaf apices.


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11. Brachythecium garovaglioides Müll. Hal.   圆枝青藓   yuan zhi qing xian
Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 4: 270. 1897. Type: China. Shaanxi, Giraldi s.n.
Brachythecium wichurae (Broth.) Paris, Index Bryol. Suppl. 52. 1900. Hypnum wichurae Broth., Hedwigia 38: 239. 1899.
Brachythecium wichurae fo. robustum Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 106. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Handel-Mazzetti 8625.
Plants rather large, pale yellowish green. Stems prostrate, to 6 cm long, irregularly branched, loosely foliate, branches more or less flat, simple or with branchlets. Stem and branch leaves similar, oblong-ovate-lanceolate or elliptical-lanceolate, 2.4–3.5 mm × 0.9–1.4 mm, concave, irregularly plicate, abruptly narrowed to a slender or piliform apex; margins entire below, serrulate above; costae slender, ending slightly above mid-leaf; median leaf cells linear, 100–165 µm × 8–10 µm, with angled ends; alar cells well differentiated in basal 2–4 rows, shortly rectangular, extending close to costa at leaf base. Sporophytes not seen.


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