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Published In: Hedwigia 80: 237. 1941. (Hedwigia) Name publication detailView in Botanicus

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/13/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Illustrations: Hydrogonium gangeticum (Müll. Hal.) P.C. Chen (Figs. 1–3.)
Map: Hydrogonium gangeticum (Müll. Hal.) P.C. Chen (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)


Habitat: on rocks or thin soil over rocks near rivers or streams.
Distribution: China, Bangladesh, and India.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Du-kou City, Jing-sha-jiang (River), L.-S. Want 83–97 (HKAS). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 3795 (HKAS). Yunnan: Meng-la Co., L. Zhang 413 (HKAS).


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4. Hydrogonium gangeticum (C. Müll.) P.-C. Chen    疣叶石灰藓 you-ye shi-hui xian
Hedwigia 80: 237. 1941. Barbula gangetica C. Müll., Linnaea 37: 177. 1872. Type. Bangladesh: Kurz 1796.
Plants grayish green, in dense tufts. Leaves contorted when dry, erect-spreading when moist, triangular-lanceolate or ligulate, blunt to rounded-obtuse at the apex; margins entire, weakly revolute in the lower half; costa stout, percurrent; upper leaf cells irregularly hexagonal, thin-walled, papillose; basal cells slightly larger, smooth, hyaline. Gemmae numerous, multicellular, forked or stellate. Setae straight, slender; capsules erect, ovoid-cylindrical; peristome teeth linear, twisted; opercula long-rostrate.
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