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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 173–174. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Meesia uliginosa Hedw. (Figs. 13–17.)
Map: Meesia uliginosa Hedw. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on wet ground near riverbanks or in bogs; alt. 2000 m.
Distribution: China, Mongolia, Russia, Europe, and South and North America.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hebei: Huoshigou, P.-C. Chen 1187 (MO); Mt. Wutai, Q.-W. Wang 943 (MO). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Greater Khingan Mt.), C. Gao 2269 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Dao-cheng Co., M.-Z. Wang 814101a (HKAS, PE). Xinjiang: Mt. Bogeda, S.-E. Liu 3516 (MO).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
general taxon notes:
The report of Meesia uliginosa var. alpine (Bruch) Hampe by C. Gao (1977) from Jilin Province cannot be confirmed.
 

 

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3. Meesia uliginosa Hedw.   钝叶寒藓   dun ye han xian
Sp. Musc. Frond. 173. 1801. Amblyodum uliginosum (Hedw.) P. de Beauv., Dict. Sci. Nat. 2: 23. 1804. Type: Europe.
Bryum trichodes Smith, Fl. Brit. 3: 1350. 1804.
Meesia trichodes Spruc., Musci Pyren. 147. 1847, nom. illeg.
 
Plants small, green or yellowish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect, 1–2 cm high, densely branched. Leaves not in 3 ranks, but more or less more than 3 ranks, straight, narrowly lanceo-ligulate or linear-ligulate, 1.0–3.0 mm × 0.4–0.5 mm, rounded-obtuse at apex, slightly decurrent at base; margins entire, strongly revolute; costae flat, broad at base, ending a few cells below the apex; upper and median leaf cells rectangular or hexagonal, thick-walled; basal cells narrowly rectangular, thin-walled. Setae solitary, 2–3 cm long; capsules curved-pyriform; neck erect; mouth narrowed; opercula conic; annuli 1 row; exostome teeth short, ca. 1/3–1/2 the length of endostome segments; basal membrane low. Spores 38–50 µm in diameter, papillose.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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