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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 2: 27 (fasc. 29–31. Monogr. 3). 1846. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Crum and Anderson 1981 (fig. 315, A–I).

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Map: Campylostelium saxicola (F. Weber & D. Mohr) Bruch & Schimp. (Distribution in China) Ceratodon purpureus (Hedw.) Brid. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/13/2009)
Habitat; on moist and shaded volcanic boulders.
Distribution: China, Japan, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/13/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: Chang-bai Mountain, Belland & X. Fu 23905, 24163, 24439, 24470, 25001, 25252, 25627, 25876 (ALTA, IFSBH). Taiwan: Chia-yi Co., C.-C. Chuang 6455 (UBC).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/13/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species was reported from Taiwan by Tan (1994).


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1. Campylostelium saxicola (Web. & Mohr) Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G. 石生小缩叶藓   shi-sheng xiao suo-ye xian
Bryol. Eur. 2: 27 (fasc. 29–30. Monogr. 3). 1846. Glyphomitrium saxicola (Web. & Mohr) Mitt. in Braith., Brit. Moss Fl. 2: 54. 53D. 1888. Dicranum saxicola Web. & Mohr, Bot. Taschenbuch 167: 466. 1807. Type. Germany: Braunschweig, Schrader s.n.

Plants minute, 2.0–2.8 mm high, green to yellowish green. Stems erect, simple. Leaves linear with a scarcely broader base, somewhat crisped when dry, erect-spreading when moist, 1.2–2.4 mm long, acute, moderately keeled-concave; costa strong, single, percurrent or nearly so; margins plane, entire; upper leaf cells quadrate to subquadrate, 7.5–10.0 µm wide, thick-walled, 2–3 stratose at the margins; median cells subquadrate to short rectangular, 7.5–12.5 µm wide, thick-walled; basal cells short rectangular to rectangular, hyaline, thin-walled, 25–37 µm × 10.0–12.5 µm, several rows of longer cells at the basal margins. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves larger than stem leaves. Setae elongate, 4–7 mm long, yellowish, erect to suberect when dry, flexuous to cygneous when moist; capsules erect, yellowish, short cylindric, 0.4–0.6 mm long, tapered at the base, smooth; annuli well-developed, consisting of thick-walled cells; peristome teeth linear-lanceolate, reddish brown, nearly smooth below, densely papillose above. Spores ca. 10 µm in diameter, smooth.

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