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Published In: Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden 21(3): 35. 1971. (Mem. New York Bot. Gard.) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/7/2009)
Illustrations: Polytrichastrum ohioense (Renauld & Cardot) G.L. Sm. (Figs. 1–12.)
Map: Polytrichastrum ohioense (Renauld & Cardot) G.L. Sm. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/7/2009)
Habitat: on soil along roadsides or forest ground; alt. 2300 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/7/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Mt. Jinfu, P.-C. Chen 1741 (PE), K.-J. Guan et al. 263 (PE). Heilongjiang: Ning-an Co., Ministry of Forestry Exped. Team 43 (PE); Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.) Dailing, P.-C. Chen et al. 698 (PE). Jilin: Lin-jiang Co., C.-H. Liu et al. 1009 (PE). Yunnan: Li-jiang Co., Q.-W. Wang 3785, 3786 (both in PE).


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5. Polytrichastrum ohioense (Ren. & Card.) G. L. Smith   多形拟金发藓   duo xing ni jin fa xian
Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 21(3): 35. 1971. Polytrichum ohioense Ren. & Card., Rev. Bryol. 12: 11. 1885. Type: U.S.A. Ohio, Provost s.n.
Polytrichum decipiens Limpr., Laubm. Deutschl. 2: 618. 1893.
Plants medium-sized, usually 3–4(–6) cm high. Stems simple. Leaves erect when dry, erect-patent when moist, upper leaves narrowly lanceolate from a sheathing base; ventral lamellae ca. 35 rows, 4–5 cells high, apical cells of lamellae truncate, slightly larger than the lower cells, rather thin-walled; leaf margins sharply toothed; costa broad; median leaf cells nearly hexagonal, rather thick-walled. Dioicous. Setae 3–5 cm long; capsules inclined, 4–5 obtusely keeled, apophyses small, slightly constricted between urns and apophyses; opercula long beaked; peristome teeth 64. Calyptrae cucullate, densely covered with cilia. Spores spherical, 8–10 µm in diameter, verrucose.
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