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Published In: Synopsis Muscorum Frondosorum omnium hucusque Cognitorum 2: 569. 1851. (Syn. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 21, figs. 1–12).
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Map: Bryum algovicum Sendtn. ex Müll. Hal. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Habitat: on soil or thin soil over rocks in grasslands or along roadsides; alt.1500–4400 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, the Himalayas, Russia, Europe, North America, Australia, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Dabei, K.-H. Cai 2324 (HKAS). Nei Mongol: Keshike Co., X.-L. Bai 12 (HIMC); Mt. Helan, Z.-G. Tong 1144 (HIMC). Qinghai: Xing-hai Co., F.-G. Lu 36 (HKAS). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5647 (HKAS). Sichuan: Dao-cheng Co., L.-S. Wang 3138 (HKAS); Xiang-cheng Co., J.-L. Yang 4395 (HKAS). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., Shevock 17897 (CAS, MO). Xinjiang: Qi-tai Co., J.-C. Zhao 93065 (HKAS, HBNU); Ürumqi City, R.-L. Hu 93405 (HKAS, HSNU); Wu-su Co., S. He 951109 (MO). Xizang: Shuanghu, K.-Y. Lang 1390 (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 671 (HKAS); Zamu (Bo-mi Co.), S.-G. Wu 1128 (HKAS). Yunnan: De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 370 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., Croat 77714 (MO); Zhong-dian Co., D.-C. Zhang 187 (HKAS).


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1. Bryum algovicum Sendt. ex C. Müll.   狭网真藓   xia wang zhen xian
Syn. Musc. Frond. 2: 569. 1851. Bryum pendulum var. algovicum (Sendt. ex C. Müll.) Warnst., Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 27: 51. 1885. Type: Germany. Bavaria.
Bryum angustirete Kindb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 16: 94. 1889. Bryum pendulum subsp. angustirete (Kindb.) Podp., Bryum Gen. Monogr. Prodr. 17: 355. 1973.
Plants small, less than 10 mm high, yellowish green above, brownish below, in dense tufts or clustered-compact. Stems erect, branched by innovations. Leaves twisted when dry, appressed or spreading when moist, oblong-ovate to ovate, acute or acuminate, ca. 2–3 mm long; margins entire or serrulate in the upper part, somewhat recurved below the mid-leaf; costae long-excurrent, ending in long awns, smooth or dentate, reddish brown at base; median leaf cells oblong-hexagonal or oblong-elliptical, 26–47 µm × 11–15 µm, thin-walled; upper cells more or less thick-walled; basal cells rectangular, thin-walled, usually somewhat reddish, marginal cells becoming narrowed, borders not or indistinctly differentiated by 2–4 rows of slightly narrower cells. Synoicous. Setae 10–30 mm long, straight or curved, reddish brown; capsules inclined to pendulous, pyriform to elongate-ovoid, 2.0–3.5 mm long, dark brown; mouth of capsules narrower than urn; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; exostome teeth yellowish brown; endostome segments often adhered to the teeth, more or less rudimentary. Spores 21–38 µm in diameter, papillose.


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