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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 181–182. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 23, figs. 1–8).

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Map: Bryum argenteum Hedw. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Habitat: on soil, rocks, shady rock walls of streams; alt. 2200–4000 m.
Distribution: China and worldwide.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Jiuhua, Z.-L. Liu 30084 (HKAS, SHM); She Co., D.-K. Li 2246 (HKAS, SHM). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., X.-Y. Hu 0262 (MO). Fujian: Xiaming City, D.-K. Li 10893 (HKAS, SHM). Guizhou: Lei-shan Co., Crosby 15647 (MO); Mt. Fanjing, Crosby 15768 (MO). Hainan: P.-C. Chen 639 (HKAS, PE); Le-dong Co., Reese 17772 (MO). Heilongjiang: San-jiang bogs, C. Gao 5 (HKAS, IFSBH). Henan: Mt. Jigong, H.-J. Yu 69 (HKAS). Hubei: Mt. Shengnongjia, P.-C. Wu 66 (MO), G.-C. Zhang 34194 (HKAS, IFSBH). Hunan: Liu-yang Co., C. Gao 335 (HKAS, IFSBH). Jiangsu: Jiang-ning Co., Z.-L. Wan 63-163 (HKAS); Jiangpu, P.-C. Chen s.n. (HKAS); Wu Co., Z.-L. Liu 32513 (HKAS, SHM), P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Jin 1679 (MO). Jilin: An-tu Co., S.-E. Liu 3884 (HKAS, PE); Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 17184 (HKAS, IFSBH). Liaoning: Be-xi Co., C. Gao 13 (HKAS, IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Heishantuo, X.-L. Bai 726 (HIMC). Shaanxi: Mt. Qingling, P.-C. Chen 223 (HKAS, PE); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5983 (HKAS, WUG). Shandong: Mt. Lao, C. Gao 3436 (HKAS, IFSBH, MO). Shanghai: M. Zang 33 (HKAS). Sichuan: Emei Co., Redfearn 34635b (MO); Li Co., X.-J. Li 933 (HKAS); Mao-wen Co., Redfearn 35567 (MO); Wen-chuan Co., Redfearn 34878 (MO). Taiwan: Hua-lien Co., S. He 36049 (MO); Nan-tou Co., S. He 36250 (MO), Shevock 17888 (CAS, MO); Tai-chung Co., Shevock 18003 (CAS, MO). Xinjiang: Mt. Bogeda, R.-L. Hu 93622 (HKAS, HSNU); Ürumqi Co., S. He 951068 (MO), J.-C. Zhao 93056 (HBNU, HKAS); Wu-su Co., S. He 951113 (MO). Xizang: Bo-mi Co., Z.-C. Ni 86 (MO); Cuo-na Co., Xizang Team 7998 (HKAS). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 3177 (HKAS); Jing-hong Co., W.-X. Xu 6569 (MO); Kunming City, W.-X. Xu 509 (HKAS, YUKU); Li-jiang Co., R.-L. Hu & Z.-L. Liu 32 (MO); Lu-xi Co., X.-Y. Jia 910207 (MO); Song-ming Co., Redfearn et al. 1919 (MO); Teng-chong Co., Long 32418 (E, MO); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 33 (MO).


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5. Bryum argenteum Hedw.   真藓   zhen xian
Sp. Musc. Frond. 181. 1801. Hypnum argenteum (Hedw.) Web. & Mohr, Index Mus. Pl. Crypt. 3. 1893. Type: Europe.
Anomobryum alpinum M. Zang & X.-J. Li in X.-J. Li, Bryofl. Xizang. 164. 1985. Type: China. Xizang: Zhong-Da, M. Zang 1726 (holotype HKAS).
Bryum argenteum var. lanatum (P. de Beauv.) Hampe, Linnaea 13: 44. 1839. Mnium lanatum P. de Beauv., Prodr. Aetheogam. 75. 1805.
Bryum compactulum C. Müll., Linnaea 43: 383. 1882.
Bryum decolorifolium C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 4: 249. 1897. Type: China. Shaanxi (Schen-si), Mar. 1895, Giraldi s.n.
Bryum fusijamae C. Müll., Gen. Musc. Frond. 217. 1900, nom. nud.
Bryum germiniferum C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 95. 1896. Type: China. Shaanxi (Schen-si), July 1894, Giraldi s.n.
Plants small, 3–10 mm high, grayish to whitish or pale green, more or less glossy, in tufts or compact. Stems short, often branched by innovations. Leaves imbricate when dry and moist, broadly ovate or rounded-ovate, cucullate, short- to long-filiform or apiculate at apex, ca. 0.5–1.0 mm long, hyaline above, pale green or yellowish green below; margins entire, indistinctly differentiated by 1–2 rows of narrowly rectangular cells; costae green, ending below the apex or percurrent; median leaf cells oblong-ovate or rounded-hexagonal, 40–55 µm × 10–12 µm, thin-walled or thickened at both ends; apical cells larger, hyaline, thin-walled; basal cells hexagonal or rectangular, thin- or thick-walled. Dioicous. Setae 10–20 mm long; capsules inclined to pendulous, ovoid to elongate-ovoid, reddish brown; neck not distinct; exostome teeth hyaline above, orange-brown below; endostome segments linear, perforate; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the height of teeth; cilia 2–3, nodose, papillose. Spores 10–15 µm in diameter.


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