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Published In: The Canadian Field-Naturalist 81: 114. 1967. (Canad. Field-Naturalist) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: J.-C. Zhao & L.-F. Han 1999 (Pl. 4, figs. 1–8).

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Map: Timmia norvegica var. comata (Lindb. & Arnell) H.A. Crum (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/19/2009)
Habitat: on shady and wet soil or thin soil over rocks; alt. 2100–3000 m.
Distribution: China, Central and West Asia, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/19/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xinjiang: Barkol, J.-C. Zhao 1400 (HBNU); Gongnaisi, B. Cao 2111 (HBNU); Mt. Bogeda, J.-C. Zhao 2976 (HBNU); Yili City, X.-S. Wang 54784 (PE).


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3b. Timmia norvegica Zett. var. comata (Lindb. & Arnell) Crum   纤细美姿藓   qian xi mei zi xian
Canad. Field-Naturalist 81: 114. 1967. Timmia austriaca Hedw. subsp. comata (Lindb. & Arnell) Kindb., Skand. Bladmossfl. 156. 1903. Timmia comataLindb. & Arnell, Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 23(10): 24. 1890. Type: Europe.
Timmia norvegica Zett. var. excurrens Bryhn, Rep. Second Norweg. Arctic Exped. Fram “1898–1902” 11: 121. 1907.
Plants small, slender, yellowish green or brownish green, in loose tufts. Stems erect, ca. 1.0 cm high, usually not branched. Leaves strongly involute, deciduous, narrowly triangular- or linear-lanceolate, sheathing at base, gradually acuminate to narrowly blunt at apex; margins sharply serrate; costae slender, percurrent or shortly excurrent, ventrally mammillose, smooth or sparsely mammillose dorsally; median leaf cells nearly quadrate, ca. 6–10 µm wide, mammillose on the ventral surface, smooth dorsally; basal cells irregularly narrowly rectangular, yellowish, uni- to pluripapillose. Sporophytes not seen.
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