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Published In: Synopsis Muscorum Europaeorum cxxxviii, 382–383. 1860. (Syn. Musc. Eur.) Name publication detail
 

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There are about 45 species recognized in the genus Anomobryum in the world (Crosby et al. 2000). Seven species were reported from China by Redfearn et al. (1996). Four species are treated in this flora.

 

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1. Anomobryum Schimp.   银藓属   yin xian shu
Syn. Musc. Eur. 382. 1860. Bryum subgen. Anomobryum (Schimp.) Schimp., Syn. Musc. Eur. (ed. 2) 465. 1876. Bryum sect. Anomobryum (Schimp.) Kindb., Bih. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. Handl. 7(9): 63. 1883.
 
Plants small, slender, yellowish green, mostly glossy. Stems erect, julaceous; central strand present. Leaves appressed when dry and moist, imbricate, oblong-ovate or elliptical, concave, bluntly obtuse; margins plane, entire; costae strong, ending in the mid-leaf or up to the leaf apices; median leaf cells linear or rhomboidal, thin-walled, becoming narrower near margins, but borders not differentiated. Gemmae usually in leaf axils. Dioicous. Setae elongate; capsules suberect, horizontal to pendulous, shortly pyriform to oblong-pyriform; annuli well developed; peristome double, perfect or somewhat reduced at times.
 
 
 

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1. Costae ending just above the mid-leaf; capsules shortly pyriform; opercula widely conic, mucronate; endostome segments somewhat reduced..................................................... 1. A. auratum
1. Costae ending at the leaf apex to almost percurrent; capsules oblong-pyriform; opercula cuspidate; endostome segments well developed.................................................................................2
2. Gemmae reddish brown; leaf primordia of the gemmae not well developed..................... 2. A. gemmigerum
2. Gemmae green or dark green; leaf primordia of the gemmae well developed......................3
3. Leaves closely imbricate, less than 1.5 mm long; leaf cells linear, vermiform, thick-walled... 3. A. julaceum
3. Leaves loosely imbricate, more than 1.5 mm long; leaf cells narrowly rhomboid, thin-walled.. 4. A. yasudae
 
 
 
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