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Published In: Muscologiae Hibernicae Spicilegium 126. 1804. (Muscol. Hibern. Spic.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Bryum turbinatum (Hedw.) Turner (Figs. 8–16.)
Map: Bryum turbinatum (Hedw.) Turner (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on soil near streams; alt. 2000–4200 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Europe, North America, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Nei Mongol: Yakeshi City, X.-L. Bai 3344 (HIMC). Shaanxi: Mt. West Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 6255 (HKAS, WUG). Xizang: Jiayu, M. Zang 1190 (HKAS); Long-zi Co., M. Zang 1070 (HKAS). Yunnan: De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 248 (HKAS); Meng-la Co., L. Zhang 588 (HKAS); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 58 (MO).


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42. Bryum turbinatum (Hedw.) Turn.   球蒴真藓   qiu shuo zhen xian
Muscol. Hibern. Spic. 127. 1804. Mnium turbinatum Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 191. 1801. Type: Europe.
Bryum turbinatum subsp. schleicheri (Schwaegr.) Kindb., Bih. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. Handl. 7(9): 68. 1883. Bryum turbinatum var. schleicheri (Schwaegr.) Fürnr., Flora  12(2): 56. 1829. Bryum schleicheri Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1(2): 113. pl. 73. 1816.
Plants medium-sized to rather robust, 15–40 mm high, yellowish green or reddish brown, not glossy, in loose or rather dense tufts. Stems erect, simple or branched by innovations. Leaves appressed when dry, spreading when moist, distinctly broadly oblong-ovate, ovate-lanceolate to triangularly ovate, slightly cucullate above, ca. 3 mm long, acuminate at apex; margins plane or slightly recurved, sometimes slightly decurrent, bordered by 2–4 rows of linear cells, except at base; costae ending just below the apex or percurrent; median leaf cells 38–75 µm × 20–32 µm; basal cells enlarged, reddish brown, clearly distinct from the cells above. Dioicous. Setae 25–50 mm long; capsules pendulous, club-shaped to oblong-pyriform, ca. 4 mm long, deeply brownish; endostome segments well developed; cilia 2–3, appendiculate. Spores 18–24 µm in diameter, minutely roughened.


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