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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum, Supplementum Tertium (1,2): sub pl. 246. 1828. (Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 3) Name publication detail
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Leptohymenium tenue (Hook.) Schwägr. (Figs. 1–16.)
Map: Leptohymenium tenue (Hook.) Schwägr. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 2800–3600 m.
Distribution: China, the Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, the Philippines, Mexico, and Guatemala.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Me-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2646Yunnan: Da-li Co., Handel-Mazzetti 1137 (H); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 10528-a, 10890, 10934, 10939 (all in PE), Bing-zhong-luo, M.-Z. Wang 7745-a, 7775 (both in PE); Jin-ping Co., Zong-kao Team 25 (PE); Lu-dian Co., Handel-Mazzetti 1539, 3334 (both in H); Lü-chun Co., M.-Z. Wang 51189 (PE); Meng-hai Co., Y. Jia 01268 (PE), M.-Z. Wang 52080, 52098, 52134 (all in PE); Xin-ping Co., Z.-Y. Wang 89 (PE); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 330, 485, 497, 505, 727 (all in MO). (HKAS, MO).
 

 

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2. Leptohymenium tenue (Hook.) Schwaegr.   薄膜藓   bao mo xian
Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1, 3 (1): 246c. 1828. Stenothecium tenue (Hook.) C. Müll. in Paris, Index Bryol. (ed. 2) 4: 320. 1905. Neckera tenuis Hook., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 9: 315. 1808. Type: Nepal.
 
Plants robust, stiff, brownish, glossy, in dense mats. Main stems creeping, 1.5–2.0 cm long; secondary stems erect or ascending, usually subdendroidly branched, 1.5–3.0 cm long; branches naked or with few leaves at base, densely foliate above. Leaves erect-spreading or spreading, oblong-lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, ca. 1.47 mm × 0.74 mm, concave, shortly acute, serrulate at apex; costae double, short; laminal cells elongate-rhomboidal, ca. 38 µm × 7 mm, prorate; basal juxtacostal cells short, irregularly rectangular; alar cells differentiated, ca. 19 µm × 12 mm, irregularly rectangular, hyaline. Setae thin, erect, 2.5–3.0 cm long; capsules erect, symmetrical, ovoid to shortly cylindrical, 3–4 mm × 1.0–1.5 mm; opercula conic, shortly rostrate, sometimes obliquely rostrate; peristome features the same as for the genus.
 
 


 

 
 
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