Home Moss Flora of China
There will be an outage between 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Central Time Wednesday, April 16 for server maintenance. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Name Search
About
Moss Checklist
Moss Flora
Guide to Authors
Participants
Glossary
Desmatodon systylius Schimp. Search in The Plant ListSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical Garden Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Flora 28: 145. 1845. (Flora) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
General Reference:

Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
Related Objects:
Illustrations: C. Gao (ed.) 1996 (Pl. 82, figs. 1–5).


Click here for distribution map.

Map: Desmatodon systylius Schimp. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on soil and rocks in mountains.
Distribution: China, central Asia, Russia, Europe, and North America.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hebei: Wei Co., Y.-C. Zhao 11, 29, 130 (PE). Xinjiang: Ha-xiong-gou, R.-C. Ching 1959 (PE). Xizang: Shuang-hu, K.-Y. Lang 1050a (HKAS); Za-da Co., Z.-C. Ni 7629 (HKAS).

 

Export To PDF Export To Word

 

8. Desmatodon systylius Schimp.   合柱链齿藓 he-zhu lian-chi xian
Flora 28: 145. 1845. Tortula systylia (Schimp.) Lindb., Musci Scand. 20: 1879. Desmatodon glacialis Brid. var. systylius (Schimp.) I. Hagen in Weimarck, Forteckn. Skand. Vaxt., Moss. (ed. 2), 61. 1937. Type. Europe.
 
Plants very small, 4–6 mm high, yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems simple. Leaves contorted when dry, spreading when moist, concave, oblong-ovate, 1.5–2.5 mm × 0.5–0.7 mm, acute; margins entire, serrulate near the apex, revolute in the lower half; costa excurrent, ending in a long awn, smooth; upper cells rounded quadrate to hexagonal, smooth; basal cells rectangular, hyaline. Setae erect, 7–9 mm long, yellowish brown; capsules erect to suberect, cylindric; opercula obliquely rostrate, remaining attached to the exserted and persistent columella for sometime after dehiscence; peristome teeth short, erect, linear-lanceolate, irregularly bifid, papillose, basal membrane low. Spores yellowish brown, 24–27 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.
 
 
 
 
 
© 2014 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110