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Published In: Annales Botanici Fennici 5(2): 146. 1968. (Ann. Bot. Fenn.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 53, figs. 1–5).
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Map: Plagiomnium medium (Bruch & Schimp.) T.J. Kop. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Habitat: on soil walls, thin soil over rocks; alt. 1000–3000 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, India, Russia, Europe, Central and North America, and northern Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Ru-yuan Co., P.-J. Lin 205 (HKAS). Heilongjinag: Dailing, C. Gao 119, 222 (both in HKAS); Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), P.-C. Chen 177 (HKAS). Jiangsu: Nanjing City, M. Zang 86 (HKAS); Yi-xing Co., M. Zang 1, 8 (both in HKAS). Jiangxi: Mt. Lu, X.-J. Li et al. 20 (HKAS). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, S.-E. Liu et al. 1247, 1759 (both in HKAS); Tianchi, C. Gao 1200 (HKAS). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Greater Khingan Mt.), C. Gao 749, 891 (both in HKAS). Shaanxi: Mt. Qinling, P.-C. Chen et al. 73 (MO, PE). Sichuan: Ba-tang Co., S. He 31458 (MO); Hong-yuan Co., S. He 30909 (MO); Nan-ping Co., S. He 30146a (MO); Ruo-er-gai Co., S. He 30684 (MO); Song-pan Co., S. He 30594 (MO); Ya-jiang Co., S. He 31893 (MO). Xinjiang: He-jing Co., S. He 951136 (MO), J.-C. Zhao 953283 (MO); Mt. Tianshan, X.-S. Wang 41 (HKAS). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., S.-K. Chen 18 (HKAS); Zhunba, M. Zang 1298 (HKAS). Yunnan: Hong-he City, M. Zang 689 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., M. Zang 1786 (HKAS); Teng-chong Co., X.-J. Li 80-520 (HKAS).


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11. Plagiomnium medium (Bruch & Schimp.) T. Kop.   多蒴匐灯藓   duo shuo fu deng xian
Ann. Bot. Fenn. 5, 146. 1968. Astrophyllum medium (Bruch & Schimp.) Lindb., Musci Scand. 14. 1879. Mnium medium Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 4: 196. pl. 389. 1838. Type: Germany.
Plants medium-sized, in loose tufts. Primary stems prostrate, with dense, yellowish brown rhizoids; infertile branches creeping, curved, radiculose below, sparsely foliate above; fertile branches erect, ca. 3.5–4.0 cm high. Leaves crisped when dry, spreading when moist, broadly elliptical, 5–7 mm × 3.8–4.2 mm, narrowed and slightly decurrent at base, abruptly acute, with long twisted tips at apex; margins bordered by 3–4 rows of elongate cells, sharply serrate throughout; costae percurrent; leaf cells rather large, rounded-hexagonal to elliptical, walls slightly thickened at corners. Synoicous. Setae clustered, 3–4 cm long, reddish below, yellowish red above; capsules elongate-ovoid, 3.0–4.5 mm × 1.2–2.0 mm, pendulous.


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