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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 171. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 5, figs. 1–7).
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Map: Pohlia elongata Hedw. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Habitat: on soil along roadsides; alt. 1000–5500 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, middle and southern Asia, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Hai-lin, C. Gao 9124 (IFSBH); Wu-ying, S.-D. Zhao 5 (HKAS); Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), P.-C. Chen 57001 (HKAS, PE). Hong Kong: Iwatsuki 10a (HKAS, TAI). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, K.-Y. Guan 80-2657 (HKAS). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 1080, 7386, 7605 (all in IFSBH), D.-K. Li 9915 (HKAS, SHM), Vitt 34792 (ALTA, MO). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Greater Khingan Mt.), C. Gao 815 (HKAS, IFSBH), P.-C. Chen 856, 816 (both in HKAS, PE); Xing-an Forest Station, X.-L. Bai 2093 (HIMC). Qinghai: Nang-qian Co., B. C. Tan 95-132a (FH, MO); Xing-hai Co., F.-G. Lu 42 (HKAS). Shaanxi: Hu Co., M. Wang 585 (HKAS); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5336, 6295 (both in HKAS, WUG); Ning-shan Co., D.-C. Zhang 132 (HKAS, WUG). Shangdong: Mt. Taishan, C. Gao & E.-Z. Bai 34030 (IFSBH, HKAS, MO). Sichuan: A-ba Co., S. He 31061 (MO); Dao-cheng Co., X.-J. Li 3136 (HKAS); Ma-er-kong Co., S. He 31151 (MO), X.-J. Li 1022 (HKAS); Wo-long, Y. Xuan 82011 (HKAS); Xiang-cheng Co., L.-S. Wang 81-2643 (HKAS). Taiwan: Tanka 46, 64 (both in HKAS, TAI); Hua-lien Co., C.-C. Chuang 5861 (MO); Miao-li Co., M.-J. Lai 7742 (MO). Xinjiang: Nileke Co., S. He 951125 (MO); No. 1 Glacier, R.-L. Hu 93467 (HKAS, HSNU); Ürümqi Co., S. He 951025 (MO), J.-C. Zhao 93034 (HKAS). Xizang: A-song Co., M. Zang 197 (HKAS); Cha-yu Co., S.-G. Wu 1073a, 1079 (both in HKAS); Lang Co., M. Zang 1894 (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 805 (HKAS). Yunnan: De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 250, 420, 448 (all in HKAS); Kunming City, Koponen 37580 (H, MO); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 85275 (HKAS), D.-C. Zhang 15 (HKAS); Jade Dragon Snow Mt., Croat 77629 (MO); Jing-dong Co., Y. Xuan 81-202 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 694 (HKAS); De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 283, 285, 336 (all in HKAS); Lu-feng Co., Redfearn 1786 (MO); Mt. Cangshan, Croat 77423 (MO).


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7. Pohlia elongata Hedw.   丝瓜藓   si gua xian
Sp. Musc. Frond. 171. 1801. Lamprophyllum elongatum (Hedw.) Lindb., Acta Soc. Sci. Fenn. 10: 27. 1871. Webera elongata (Hedw.) Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond. 48. 1830. Mnium elongatum (Hedw.) P. de Beauv., Prodr. Aethéogam. 75. 1805. Leskea elongata (Hedw.) Web. & Mohr, Index Mus. Pl. Crypt. [3]. 1803. Bryum elongatum (Hedw.) With., Syst. Arr. Brit. Pl. (ed. 4) 3: 815. 1801. Type: Europe.
Bryum imbricatum (Schwaegr.) Bruch & Schimp., Bryol. Eur. 4: 99. 1839. Pohlia imbricata Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1(2): 71. 1816.
Pohlia acuminata var. minor (Schleich. ex Schwaegr.) Amann, Fl. Mouss. Suisse 2: 178. 1918. Pohlia minor Schleicher ex Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1(2): 70.1816.
Pohlia ciliifera (Broth.) P.-C. Chen ex Redf. & B. C. Tan, Trop. Bryol. 10: 67. 1995. Webera ciliifera Broth., Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 568. 1924. Type: China. Yunnan, Yünnanfu, Handel-Mazzetti 60. Synonymized by X.-J. Li & D.-C. Zhang 1998.
Pohlia elongata subsp. polymorpha (Hoppe & Hornsch.) Nyholm, Ill. Moss Fl. Fennoscandia. II. Musci 775. 1969. Webera polymorpha (Hoppe & Hornsch.) Schimp., Coroll. Bryol. Eur. 65. 1856. Pohlia polymorpha Hoppe & Hornsch., Flora 2: 100. 1819.
Pohlia minor subsp. acuminata (Hoppe & Hornsch.) Wijk & Marg., Taxon 8: 74. 1959. Pohlia acuminata Hoppe & Hornsch., Flora 2: 94. 1819.
Pohlia pygmaea (Broth.) P. -C. Chen ex Redf. & Tan, Trop. Bryol. 10: 67. 1995. Webera pygmaea Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 52. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Handel-Mazzetti 3546 (holotype H). Synonymized by X.-J. Li & D.-C. Zhang 1998.
Plants small to medium-sized, 6–20 mm high, green or yellowish green, not or slightly glossy, in loose or dense tufts. Stems erect, often branched, with rhizoids at base. Lower leaves small, sparse, lanceolate; upper leaves larger, corwded, linear-lanceolate, 3.5–5.0 mm × ca. 0.5 mm; margins often recurved near base, serrulate above the middle; costae ending in the apex or nearly percurrent; median leaf cells linear, 50–100 µm × 7–10 µm, thin-walled or moderately thick-walled; basal cells rectangular, 30–60 µm × 12–16 µm. Gemmae absent. Autoicous. Setae 1–4 cm long; capsules inclined to horizontal, club-shaped or oblong-pyriform, 3–6 mm long, neck slender, equal to or longer than urn; cells near mouth oblate-rectangular, thick-walled; opercula conic, slenderly apiculate; peristome double; exostome teeth yellowish brown, papillose; endostome segments perforate, with high basal membranes ca. 1/4–1/2 the length of the teeth; cilia 1–2 or absent. Spores 12–20 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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