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Published In: Canadian Record of Science 6(2): 72. 1894. (Canad. Rec. Sci.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Calliergon giganteum (Schimp.) Kindb. (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Calliergon giganteum (Schimp.) Kindb. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on wet soil at marshy sites; alt. 1430 m.
Distribution: China, Russia, Europe, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Jia-yin Co., Y.-R. Cui & C.-Q. Lin 1564 (IFSBH, MO); Xiao Xing An Ling (Mt.), C. Gao 304, 307, 309a, 336, 562 (all in MO); Yichun City, C. Gao 130, Y.-H. Wu 1376 (both in IFSBH). Henan: Ji-yuan Co., Z.-Z. He et al. 1192 (MO). Jilin: An-tu Co., C. Gao s.n. (IFSBH); Lin-jiang Co., S.-E. Liu 8889 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Eer-gu-na Qi (Co.), Z. Wang 1698 (IFSBH, MO); Gen-he, C. Gao 873, 3748 (both in IFSBH); Mt. Wufeng, P.-C. Chen & C. Gao 877 (MO). Xinjiang: Bu-er-jin Co., Q.-T. Jiang 393 (MO, PE).

 

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 2. Calliergon giganteum (Schimp.) Kindb.   大叶湿原藓   da ye shi yuan xian  

Canad. Rec. Sci. 6(2): 72. 1894. Amblystegium giganteum (Schimp.) De Not., Comment. Soc. Crittog. Ital. 2: 289. 1867. Hypnum giganteum Schimp., Syn. Musc. Eur. 642. 1860. Type: France.
 
Plants robust, dark green or brownish green, glossy, in loosely caespitose mats. Stems erect, to 30 cm long, pinnately branched, distantly foliate. Stem leaves erect, 1.5–3.0 mm × 1.5–2.5 mm, cordate-ovate, obtuse or cucullate at apex; margins entire; costae single, reaching to leaf apex; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal; alar cells numerous, quadrate or short quadrate, hyaline, enlarged, forming a sharply delimited group, usually extending close to costa at leaf base; branch leaves similar to stem leaves in shape, smaller. Dioicous. Setae 50–70 mm long, reddish; capsules ca. 2.5 mm long, inclined, curved, cylindrical; endostome segments slightly carinate; cilia 2–4, nodulose. Spores 13–17 mm in diameter, minutely papillose.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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