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

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Plagiomnium tezukae (Sakurai) T.J. Kop. (Figs. 5–11.)
Map: Plagiomnium tezukae (Sakurai) T.J. Kop. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on forest ground in shady and wet places; alt. 1500–3000 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and Korea.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Shaanxi: Mt. Qinling, Q. Huang 2402 (MO, PE); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5576 (HKAS). Sichuan: Ma-er-kang Co., X.-J. Li 1033, 1138, 1224 (all in HKAS); Nan-ping Co., S. He 30305 (MO). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., M. Zang 5321 (HKAS). Yunnan: Da-guan Co., X.-J. Li 4195, 5461 (both in HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species occurs only in East Asia. It is similar to Plagiomnium affine (Bland.) T. Kop. from Russia and Europe. Many specimens of this species from northern China could be misidentified as Plagiomnium affine.


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15. Plagiomnium tezukae (Sak.) T. Kop.   毛齿匐灯藓   mao chi fu deng xian
Ann. Bot. Fenn. 5: 146. 1968. Mnium tezukae Sak., J. Jap. Bot. 29: 114. 1954. Type: Japan. Honshu, Tezuka s.n.
Plants rather large, in loose tufts. Primary stems and infertile branches curved, prostrate, sparsely foliate; fertile branches erect, 3–4 cm high, radiculose below, densely foliate above. Leaves crisped when dry, spreading when moist, broadly elliptical or oblong-elliptical, ca. 4.5 mm × 2.5 mm, narrowed and slightly decurrent at base, obtuse with long-slender tips; margins bordered by 2–4 rows of elongate cells, serrate with 1–3-celled teeth above mid-leaf; costae percurrent; leaf cells rather large, hexagonal or oblong-elliptical, thin-walled, slightly thickened at corners, often porose. Dioicous. Setae solitary or clustered, 2–4 cm long; capsules elongate-ovoid to shortly cylindrical, ca. 4.5 mm × 2.0 mm, pendulous.


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