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Published In: Musci Scandinavici 18. 1879. (Musci Scand.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 10, figs. 1–6).

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Map: Pohlia nutans (Hedw.) Lindb. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on humus of thin soil over rocks; alt. 3000–4000 m.
Distribution: China, Southeast Asia, Australia, Antarctica, South Africa, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 17464 (HKAS, IFSBH); San-dao Bai-he, T. Cao 32 (HKAS, IFSBH). Liaoning: Ben-xi Co., C. Gao 85 (HKAS, IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Greater Khingan Mt.), S.-J. Piao 764 (HKAS, HKAS), Gen-he, C. Gao 1011 (HKAS); Mt. Wufeng, P.-C. Chen 986 (HKAS, PE). Qinghai: Yu-shu Co., B. C. Tan 95-2081 (FH, MO). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., S. He 36392 (MO). Xinjiang: Fu-hai Co., Q.-T. Jiang 007 (HKAS); He-jing Co., S. He 951218 (MO); Mt. Altai, C.-Y. Yang 32214 (HKAS). Xizang: Lin-zhi Co., Z.-X. Tan 18a (HKAS); Shuang-hu, K.-Y. Lang 1358 (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., S.-K. Chen 5087 (HKAS). Yunnan: Bi-jiang Co., M. Zang 5842 (HKAS); De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 266 (HKAS).


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19. Pohlia nutans (Hedw.) Lindb.   黄丝瓜藓   huang si gua xian
Musci Scand. 18. 1879. Webera nutans Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 168. 1801. Type: Europe.
Webera nutans var. hokinensis Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 7, 15: 65. 1892.
Plants very small, ca. 5 mm high, dark green to yellowish brown, in loose tufts. Stems usually simple, sometimes branched at base, more or less twisted when moist. Leaves small below, becoming larger toward apex, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, 1.5–3.0 mm × 0.5–0.8 mm, often twisted at apex; margins sometimes recurved, serrulate above the middle; costae strong, curved above, keeled at the back, ending below the apex or nearly percurrent; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, 55–90 µm × 9–13 µm, somewhat thick-walled. Gemmae absent. Autoicous. Setae 1.5–2.5 cm long, orange-yellow; capsules pendulous when dry, inclined when moist, shortly club-shaped; neck shorter than urn, shrunk when dry; peristome double; endostome segments strongly perforate or split; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the length of teeth; cilia 2–3, nearly as long as the segments, nodose or appendiculate. Spores 16–20 µm in diameter, strongly papillose.


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