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Published In: The Bryologist 93: 288. f. 1–10. 1990. (Bryologist) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Bryum tuberosum Mohamed & Damanhuri (Figs. 1–7.)
Map: Bryum tuberosum Mohamed & Damanhuri (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on soil; alt. 600 m.
Distribution: China and Southeast Asia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, L. Zhang s.n. (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
general taxon notes:
The gemmae of this species grow with rhizoids in soil. This species is close to Bryum apiculatum.


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41. Bryum tuberosum Mohamed & Damanhuri   土生真藓   tu sheng zhen xian
Bryologist 93(3): 288. f. 1–10. 1990. Rosulabryum tuberosum (Mohamed & Damanhuri) Spence, Bryologist 99: 223. 1996. Type: Malaysia. Pahang, Genting Highlands, alt. 1500 m, Mohamed 5397.
Plants small, 5–15 mm high, green or pale reddish brown, not glossy, in loose or rather dense tufts. Stems erect, simple or rarely branched, with rhizoids at base. Leaves flexuous when dry, spreading when moist, often
asymmetric, oblong-elliptical or lanceolate, narrowed at base, acuminate at apex, ca. 1.5–2.0 mm × 0.3–0.8 mm; margins plane, entire, rarely serrulate at apex, bordered by 1–2 rows of clearly narrowed cells; costae ending below the apex or percurrent, reddish brown; median leaf cells lax, narrowly rhomboidal, 65–110 µm × 14–20 µm; upper cells slightly shorter; basal cells slightly larger, rectangular. Gemmae on rhizoids in soil, brownish, flat, disk-like. Dioicous. Sporophytes not seen.
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