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Published In: Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 16 Afd. 3(9): 9, 46. 1891. (Bih. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. Handl.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Crum 1984 (Fig. 23, d–f, as Sphagnum recurvum var. tenue).


Map: Sphagnum angustifolium (Russow) C.E.O. Jensen (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: in peatland under open forests.
Distribution: China, Korea, Japan, Russian Far East, Europe, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Hong Xing, Vitt 34886 (ALTA, MO, mixed with Sphagnum magellanicum). Jilin: Changbai Shan (Mt.), Yuan Chi (lake), Vitt 34806 (ALTA, MO).



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2. Sphagnum angustifolium (C. Jens. ex Russ.) C. Jens. in Tolf    小叶泥炭藓 xiao-ye ni-tan xian 
Bih. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. Handl. 16, Afd. 3(9): 46. 1891. Sphagnum recurvum ssp. angustifolium C. Jens. ex Russ., Sitzungsber. Naturf.-Ges. Dorpat 9: 112. 1890. Type. Europe.
Plants small, green to yellowish brown; capitula often small, not distinct radiate. Stem cortex in 1 layer, sometimes not well developed, hyaline cells lacking fibrils; central cylinder yellowish green. Stem leaves 0.5–0.8 mm × 0.5–0.7 mm, flat, nearly equilateral-triangular, slightly dentate or erose at a broadly acute apex; borders differentiated, slightly widened at the base; hyaline cells lacking fibrils, only divided at leaf base, generally without pores. Branch leaves ca. 1.1–1.4 mm × 0.3–0.4 mm, lanceolate, crowded and imbricate, spirally arranged when moist, not or only slightly undulate when dry, dentate and truncate at the apex; green cells in cross section triangular, exposed on the dorsal surface, slightly reaching the ventral surface; hyaline cells with large pores at the upper ends and a few small pores at the corners and along commissures on the dorsal surface, those from pendent branch leaves with numerous pores on the ventral surface. Dioicous. Sporophytes not seen.
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