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Published In: Journal of the Faculty of Education, Tottori University, Natural Science 19: 31. 1968. (J. Fac. Educ. Tottori Univ., Nat. Sci.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 2, figs. 13–21).

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Map: Pohlia lescuriana (Sull.) Ochi (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil; alt. 1000–1800 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, Europe, and North America.

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Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jiangsu: Nanjing Univ. Campus, Z.-L. Li 5 (HKAS). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 7392, 7563 (both in HKAS, IFSBH).


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13. Pohlia lescuriana (Sull.) Grout   美丝瓜藓   mei si gua xian
Moss. Hand-lens Microsc. 210. 1906. Pohlia lescuriana (Sull.) Ochi, J. Fac. Educ. Tottori Univ., Nat. Sci. 19: 31. 1968, nom. illeg. Pohlia lescuriana (Sull.) Iis., Cat. Mosses Japan 91. 1929, nom. illeg. Webera lescuriana (Sull.) Jaeg., Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1873–74: 133. 1875. Bryum lescurianum Sull., Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts, n.s. 4:171. 1849. Type: North America.
Mniobryum pulchellum (Hedw.) Loesk., Stud. Morph. Syst. Laubm.124. 1910. Pohlia pulchella (Hedw.) Lindb., Musci Scand. 17. 1879, hom. illeg. Webera pulchella (Hedw.) Fürnr., Flora 12: 35. 1829. Bryum pulchellum Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 180. 1801.
Plants very small, ca. 5 mm high, dark green to yellowish green, slightly glossy, gregarious or in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple. Leaves small below, lanceolate, larger above, narrowly lanceolate, ca. 2 mm × 0.35 mm, curved above the middle; margins serrulate in the upper part; costae ending below the apex; median leaf cells linear, 65–100 µm × 8.5–10.0 µm, thin-walled; apical cells shorter, narrower close to the margins. Gemmae absent. Dioicous. Setae 6–20 mm long; capsules brownish, inclined to pendulous, ovoid to shortly pyriform, neck shorter than urn, shrunk when dry; peristome double; endostome segments perforate; cilia 2–3, nodose. Spores 16–22 µm in diameter.
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