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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 6: 15. pl. 543 (fasc. 52–56 Monogr. 11. pl. 9). 1853. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang (eds.) 2005 (Pl. 47, figs. 1–8).

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Map: Brachythecium rutabulum (Hedw.) Schimp. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on tree trunks, rocks, and soil; alt. 1750–2925 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, Nepal, Syria, Iran, Russia, Europe, Algeria, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: He-shan Co., K.-H. Cai 1702 (HSNU); She-xian Co., W.-F. Zheng 570 (HSNU). Chongqing: Jiang-jin Co., T. Cao 41719 (IFSBH). Guizhou: Sui-yang Co., C. Gao 33660 (IFSBH). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, G.-C. Zhang 34349 (IFSBH). Hunan: Yi-zhang Co., C. Gao 936 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Ben-xi Co., C. Gao 8387 (IFSBH); Huan-ren Co., T. Cao 114, 418, C. Gao 228 (all in IFSBH); Kuan-dian Co., T. Cao 38374, 38598, 38982 (all in IFSBH); Mt. Qianshan, C. Gao 1899 (IFSBH). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang 394, 468, 975 (all in WUK); Lue-yang Co., Z.-B. Wang 18807 (WUK); Mt. Qinling, P.-C. Chen 29 (PE); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 4880 (WUK); Zhou-zhi Co., L.-M. Li 1510 (WUK). Taiwan: Hua-lien Co., Shevock 17960 (CAS, MO); Ilan Co., Shevock 18226 (CAS, MO). Xinjiang: Mt. Bogeda, S.-E. Liu 3531 (MO, PE); Nileke Co., J.-C. Zhao 03946 (XJU). Xizang: Zhunba, M. Zang 1280 (HKAS). Yunnan: An-ning Co., Redfearn 33320 (MO); Da-li Co., Y. Xuan 6124 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 2641 (HKAS); Kunming City, X.-J. Li 80-2037 (HKAS), L.-S. Wang 81 (HKAS); Lu-chun Co., M. Zang 64 (HKAS); Lu-xi Co., X.-Y. Jia 910139 (MO); Qiu-bei Co., X.-J. Li 175 (HKAS); Shangri-la Co., X.-J. Li 81 (HKAS); Wei-xi Co., J.-X. Xu 362 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Mt. Jiulong, R.-L. Hong 130 (HSNU); Kai-hua Co., C.-Y. Tian 700 (HSNU); West Tianmu, Y.-F. Wang 381 (HSNU).


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35. Brachythecium rutabulum (Hedw.) Schimp. in B.S.G.   卵叶青藓   luan ye qing xian
Bryol. Eur. 6: 15. pl. 543. 1853. Pancovia rutabula (Hedw.) J. Kickx f., Fl. Crypt. Flandres 1: 94. 1867. Hypnum rutabulum Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 276. 1801. Type: Europe.
Plants rather large, green to yellowish green, in loose mats. Stems prostrate, to 5–8 cm long, densely irregularly branched, loosely foliate, with branchlets, often attenuate at tips. Stem leaves broadly ovate, 1.85–2.16 mm × 0.95–1.67 mm, concave, plicate, shortly acuminate, often twisted at apex, somewhat cordate, decurrent at base; margins nearly entire or serrulate near apex; costae slender, ca. 2/3 the leaf length; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, 43–60 µm × 9–10 µm, with angled ends, thin-walled; basal cells lax, somewhat thick-walled, rhombic; alar cells quadrate or shortly rectangular; branch leaves ovate-lanceolate, 1.26–1.58 mm × 0.54–0.72 mm, gradually acuminate. Dioicous. Setae ca. 15–20 mm long, papillose throughout; capsules ovoid or obovoid, inclined, brownish; opercula shortly conic-rostrate; endostome segments as long as exostome teeth; cilia 2–4, nodulose. Spores not seen.


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