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Published In: Bulletin de la Société Botanique de Genève, Sér. 2 3: 283. 1911. (Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Watanabe 1972 (Pl. 11, figs. 1–18).
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Map: Thuidium subglaucinum Cardot (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Habitat: on moist forest ground or shady wet rocks.
Distribution: China, Korea, and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., X.-Y. Hu 0207 (MO, PE). Guizhou: Mt. Fan-jing, B.-C. Tan 91-1136 (FH). Taiwan: Tai-pei Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser. 3, no. 148] (MO). Zhejiang: Hang-zhou City, B.-C. Tan 93552 (NY).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is very close to Thuidium glaucinum, but differs in having ciliate perichaetial leaves and scatteredly papillose leaf cells. The latter species has entire perichaetial leaves and stellately papillose leaf cells.


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9. Thuidium subglaucinum Card. 亚灰羽藓 ya hui-yu xian 
Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, ser. 2, 3: 283. 1911. Type. Korea: Quelpart, Faurie 701.
Plants large, but very delicate, ca. 10 cm long, brownish green to yellowish brown, in loosely interwoven patches. Stems ascending to nearly erect, irregularly to regularly bipinnately branched; central strand differentiated; paraphyllia numerous, foliose or filamentous, branched. Stem leaves involute when dry, widely ovate to ovate-triangular, with a short sharp apex, nearly 2 mm long; margins serrulate; costa reaching 3/4 the leaf length or ending below leaf apex, smooth or more or less papillose on the back; median leaf cells oval to oblong-oval, thick-walled, multipapillose; branch leaves ovate to widely ovate, reaching the middle of leaf length. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves ovate-lanceolate, costa long excurrent, margins long ciliate on shoulder. Setae yellowish brown, ca. 2–3 cm long; capsules oblong-ovate; exostome teeth broadly lanceolate, reddish brown, papillose above; endostome segments as long as the exostome teeth, finely papillose; basal membrane about 1/2 the length of endostome segments; cilia 2–3. Spores 15–30 µm in diameter, finely papillose.


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