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Published In: Flora 12(2) Erganzungsblatter: 13. 1829. (Flora) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: C. Gao (ed.) 1996 (Pl. 78, figs. 1–4).

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Map: Pottia intermedia (Turner) Fürnr. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/13/2009)
Habitat: on rocks or soil.
Distribution: China, Japan, Europe, North America, and Australia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/13/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: Nan-qing Co., D.-K. Li 1283 (SHM). Sichuan: Yong-chuan Co., P.-C. Chen 1135 (PE).


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1. Pottia intermedia (Turn.) Fuernr.   短齿丛藓 duan-chi cong xian
Flora 12, 2(Erg. 2): 13. 1829. Gymnostomum intermedium Turn., Muscol. Hibern. Spic. 7. pl. 1: f. a–c. 1804. Tortula modica Zand., Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 32: 226. 1993. Type. Europe.
Plants very small, less than 5 mm high, in dense tufts. Stems very short, simple, rarely branched. Leaves imbricate when dry, spreading when moist, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, gradually acute at the apex, with a long awn; margins entire, slightly incurved; costa shortly excurrent, with low lamellae on the ventral surface; upper leaf cells quadrate to hexagonal, pluripapillose on both sides; basal cells rectangular, smooth. Dioicous. Setae elongate, ca. 5–7 mm long; capsules erect, obovoid; opercula short conic-rostrate; peristome teeth very short, irregular, densely papillose.
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