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Published In: The Bryologist 92(3): 376. 1989. (Bryologist) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Philonotis cernua (Wilson) D.G. Griffin & W.R. Buck (Figs. 1–5.)
Map: Philonotis cernua (Wilson) D.G. Griffin & W.R. Buck (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on rocks or wet soil near streams; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China, India, Europe, North, Central, and South America, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hainan: Mt. Diaoluo, C. Gao 2887 (IFSBH). Taiwan: Da Xue Shan, C.-K. Wang s.n (TUNG). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., Q.-W. Wang 6628 (HKAS).


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4. Philonotis cernua (Wils.) Griffin & Buck   垂蒴泽藓   chui shuo ze xian
Bryologist 92: 376. 1989. Glyphocarpa cernua Wils., Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 3: 383. 1841. Type: Europe.
Philonotis wilsonii (Bruch & Schimp.) Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 153. 1863. Bartramia wilsonii (Bruch & Schimp.) C. Müll., Syn. Musc. Frond. 1: 479. 1848. Bartramidula wilsonii Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 4: 57. pl. 327. 1846.
Plants small, green to yellowish green, in loose or dense tufts. Stems erect, ca. 1.0 cm high, branched at top of stems, lower leaves deciduous, with brownish rhizoids at base. Leaves in two forms: upper stem leaves oblong- to ovate-lanceolate; lower ones broadly triangular-lanceolate; all leaves erect when dry, erect-spreading when moist; margins plane or slightly recurved below, serrulate above, entire below; costae percurrent; upper leaf cells rhombic, rectangular, ca. 40 µm × 10 µm, with papillae at upper cell ends; lower cells quadrate or shortly rectangular. Synoicous. Setae 2–4 cm long, reddish; capsules ovoid or pyriform, furrowed when dry, pendulous. Spores not seen.
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