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Published In: Symbolae Sinicae 4: 58. 1929. (Symb. Sin.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Bryum handelii Broth. (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Bryum handelii Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on rocks near wet habitats; alt. 3000–4000 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and the Himalayas.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., X.-Y. Hu 0385, 0445 (both in MO, PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 452, 458 (both in MO). Shaanxi: Mt. Qingling, P.-C. Chen 96 (HKAS, PE); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5958 (HKAS, WUG). Sichuan: Wo-long, S.-M. Yu 777 (HKAS). Yunnan: De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 359 (HKAS); Lu-jian Co., D.-C. Zhang 2000-12 (HKAS).


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20. Bryum handelii Broth.   韩氏真藓   han shi zhen xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 58. 1929. Bryum blandum subsp. handelii (Broth.) Ochi, J. Jap. Bot. 43. 484. 1968. Type: China. Yunnan, Handel-Mazzetti 9719 (holotype H).
Bryum pulchroalare Broth., Rev. Bryol., n.s. 2(1): 5. 1929.
Bryum neodamense var. simulans (Broth.) Podp., Bryum Gen. Monogr. Prodr. 16: 160. 1973. Bryum simulans Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 56. 1929. Type: China. Sichuan, Yenyüen, Handel-Mazzetti 2638.
Plants medium-sized to rather robust, usually 10–30 mm high, yellowish green, yellowish brown or reddish brown, in tufts. Stems branched, with more or less flat branches. Leaves sparse on stems, ligulate to oblong-ovate, clearly keeled, bluntly acute and often split at apex; margins plane, entire, serrulate near the apex; costae slender, ending below the apex; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, 85–106 µm × 8–13 µm, thin-walled, gradually becoming narrower at margins, with 2–5 rows of narrower, slightly thick-walled cells forming indistinct borders; upper cells broader, shorter. Dioicous. Setae 30–40 mm long; capsules horizontal to pendulous, ca. 4.5 mm long; peristome well developed; endostome segments perforate; cilia 2–3. Spores spherical, ca. 18 µm in diameter.


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