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Published In: Moosflora des Harzes 321. 1903. (Moosfl. Harz.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang (eds.) 2005 (Pl. 24, figs. 14–23).
Map: Hygrohypnum ochraceum (Turner ex Wilson) Loeske (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on wet calcareous rocks near streams; alt. 1870 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Russia, Europe, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Mu-ling Co., C. Gao 13677 (IFSBH); Xiao Xing An Ling (Mt.), C. Gao 65 (MO); Yichun City, C. Gao 275, Y.-H. Wu 1333 (both in IFSBH). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 1042 (IFSBH, MO); Wang-qing Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Chang 8615, 8638 (both in IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Aershan City, C. Gao 3033 (IFSBH, MO); Da Xing An Ling (Mt.), S.-E. Liu 8759 (MO); Gen-he, P.-C. Chen & C. Gao 805 (IFSBH), S.-E. Liu 8766 (IFSBH, MO); Wufeng, C. Gao 875 (MO); Zhalantun City, X.-L. Bai 2676 (HIMC). Shanxi: Ning-wu Co., W.-H. Wang 163 (IFSBH).


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6. Hygrohypnum ochraceum (Wilson) Loeske   褐黄水灰藓   he huang shui hui xian
Moofl. Harz. 321. 1903. Amblystegium ochraceum (Wilson) Lindb., Musci Scand. 33. 1879. Hypnum ochraceum Turner ex Wilson, Bryol. Brit. 400. 58. 1855. Type: England.
Plants medium-sized to rather large, yellowish green, in loosely caespitose mats. Stems prostrate, to ca. 10 cm long, denuded in older parts, irregularly or sparsely branched, sometimes curved at tips; in cross section cortical cells large, hyaline; central strand weakly differentiated; pseudoparaphyllia few, foliose. Stem leaves falcate-secund, broadly ovate, oblong-lingulate or lanceolate, ca. 2.0 mm × 0.8 mm, concave, acuminate, acute or blunt at apex; margins entire, or serrulate at apex; costae strong, forked, ending at mid-leaf; median leaf cells vermicular, 60–70 mm × 6–7 mm, thick-walled; alar cells rectangular, enlarged, hyaline, forming a distinctly delimited group. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves gradually long acuminate, ca. 4.5 mm × 0.9 mm; costae single or forked, reaching leaf apex. Setae 12–17 mm long, curved, reddish brown; capsules inclined, oblong-cylindrical; annuli in 2–3 rows; endostome segments carinate; cilia 2–3, nodulose, nearly smooth. Spores 13–18 mm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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