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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 4: 163. (pl. 383 fasc. 32. Monogr. Suppl. 1: 11. pl. 12). 1846. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Bryum blindii Bruch & Schimp. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Bryum blindii Bruch & Schimp. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on thin soil over rocks or moist soil; alt. 2300–2900 m.
Distribution: China, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xinjiang: Tashikeergan, C.-Y. Yang 74 (HKAS). Yunnan: Da-li Co., D.-C. Zhang 654 (HKAS); Kunming City, D.-C. Zhang 2002-11 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., W.-X. Xu 843 (HKAS, YUKU); Wei-xi Co., D.-C. Zhang 600 (HKAS).


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8. Bryum blindii Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G.   卵蒴真藓   luan shuo zhen xian
Bryol. Eur. 4: 163. 1846. Argyrobryum blindii (Bruch & Schimp.) Kindb., Bih. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. Handl. 7(9): 78. 1883. Type: Switzerland.
Plants small, up to 5 mm high, yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems short, with numerous julaceous branches. Stem leaves dense, ovate-lanceolate; margins plane or slightly recurved; branch leaves imbricate, shortly apiculate; margins plane, entire; costae percurrent to shortly excurrent, sometimes ending just below the apex; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, more or less thick-walled, gradually becoming narrower at margins, borders not differentiated; upper cells narrower, linear-rhomboidal to vermicular, more or less thick-walled. Dioicous. Setae 8–20 mm long; capsules ellipsoidal to nearly globose, 1.3–2.0 mm long, pendulous; neck shorter than urn; opercula semi-spherical, shortly rostrate; peristome teeth yellowish brown; endostome segments keeled, perforate; cilia 1–3, nodose. Spores spherical, 16–19 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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