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Published In: Monthly Review 34: 538. 1801. (Monthly Rev.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Bryum pallens Sw. (Figs. 16–17.)
Map: Bryum pallens Sw. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on soil along roadsides or on wet forest ground; alt. 2800–5600 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Europe, North and South America, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Jiuhua, Z.-L. Liu 30124 (HKAS, SHM). Hunan: Changsha City, C. Gao 203 (HKAS, IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Eerguna Zuo-qi, X.-L. Bao 866 (HIMC). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5669 (HKAS, WUG). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., Shevock 17880 (CAS, MO). Xinjiang: Huo-cheng Co., R.-L. Zhu 93470 (HKAS, HSNU); Ürumqi City, S. He 951096 (MO), R.-L. Hu 93681 (HKAS, HSNU). Xizang: Ban-ge Co., K.-Y. Lang 1322 (HKAS, PE); Ding-qing Co., M. Zang 5245 (HKAS).


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29. Bryum pallens Swartz   灰黄真藓   hui huang zhen xian
Monthly Rev. London 34: 538. 1801. Bryum intermedium var. pallens (Swartz) Hartman, Handb. Skand. Fl. (ed. 3) 2: 296. 1896. Type: Europe.
Bryum appendiculatum Amann, Bull. Soc. Vaud. Sci. Nat. 53: 95. 1920.
Bryum exstans Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 72. 1859.
Plants small, 5–10 mm high or higher, mostly green, or brown to more or less reddish, in loose or dense tufts. Stems reddish, more or less branched, with rhizoids at base. Lower leaves small, sparse; upper leaves larger,
dense, erect or slightly twisted; stem leaves rounded-ovate to oblong-ovate, 1.5–2.2 mm long, shortly acuminate; margins slightly recurved, entire; branch leaves oblong-elliptical to ovate, ca. 1.2 mm long; costae slender, percurrent or excurrent; median leaf cells lax, hexagonal, 45–72 µm × 14–26 µm, becoming slightly narrower near margins, bordered by 1–2 rows of linear cells, thin-walled; basal cells rectangular or hexagonal, smaller than the median cells. Dioicous. Setae ca. 20 mm long, reddish brown, curved above; capsules oblong-pyriform, inclined to pendulous, ca. 4.0–4.5 mm long, yellowish brown; neck developed, as long as urn; opercula conic, apiculate; exostome teeth slightly yellowish below, hyaline above; endostome segments widely perforate; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the height of teeth; cilia 2, as long as the segments, appendiculate. Spores 12–18 µm in diameter.




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