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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 10: 174–175. 1868. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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The genus consists of some 27 species in the world (Crosby et al. 2000). There are three species in China.

 

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1. Pyrrhobryum Mitt.   桧藓属   hui xian shu
J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 10: 174. 1868. Rhizogonium sect. Pyrrhobryum (Mitt.) Mitt., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 12: 326. 1869.
 
Plants stiff, green or slightly reddish brown, densely radiculose below, in dense tufts. Stems erect or curved, simple or multi-branched. Leaves narrowly lanceolate to linear-lanceolate; margins thick, single- or double-toothed; costae strong, in cross section with dorsal and ventral stereid bands, usually dentate at back; leaf cells rounded or rounded-hexagonal, mostly uniformly thick-walled, smooth. Dioicous or rarely autoicous. Setae elongate; capsules brownish, elongate-ovoid, curved at back or cylindrical, with short neck, sometimes with longitudinal striae; opercula conic at base, shortly to long-rostrate; annuli well developed; peristome double; exostome teeth fused at base, lanceolate above, yellow to yellowish brown, with median zigzag line, trabeculate; endostome segments hyaline or yellowish, papillose; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the height of the segments, linear-lanceolate, perforate; cilia short, nodulose. Calyptrae cucullate. Spores small, smooth, roughened or papillose.
 
 
 

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1. Perichaetia and perigonia near the median part of stems............................................................. 1. P. dozyanum
1. Perichaetia and perigonia at the basal part of stems............................................................................................. 2
2. Dioicous; leaves shortly lanceolate............................................................................................ 2. P. latifolium
2. Synoicous or autoicous; leaves linear-lanceolate to linear.................................................... 3. P. spiniforme
 

 

 
 
 
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