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Published In: Bryologia Universa 2: 71. 1827. (Bryol. Univ.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Timmia megapolitana var. bavarica (Hessl.) Brid. (Figs. 14–19.)
Map: Timmia megapolitana var. bavarica (Hessl.) Brid. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on rocks or thin soil over rocks, or sandy soil in wet places; alt. 2060–4200 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Mongolia, Russia, Europe, North America, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Gansu: Dang-chang Co., Z.-B. Wang 14619 (WUG); Lan-zhou City, Z.-L. Jin 48 (HKAS); Mt. Xinglong, Z.-D. Zuo 31, 42, 50 (all in HKAS); Tian-shui Co., J.-M. Liu 10427 (WUG); Xi-gu Co., Z.-B. Wang 14619 (WUG); Yu-zhong Co., L.-X. Zeng 23 (HKAS). Hebei: Beitai, Q.-W. Wang 748 (HKAS). Heilongjiang: Ning-an Co., X.-L. Zhu 239 (HKAS); Yi-chun City, X.-L. Zhu 18, 160, 166, 170 (all in HKAS). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, K.-Y. Guan 80-2578 (HKAS). Jilin: Jiao-he City (Lafa), C. Gao 1451 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Ben-xi Co., C. Gao s.n. (IFSBH); Heng-ren Co., S.-Z. Wang 38891 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Mt. Helan, Z.-G. Tong 1180, 1346, 2191 (all in HIMC); Mt. Jiufeng, X.-L. Bai 2330 (HIMC); Mt. Wula, X.-L. Bai 208, 233 (both in HIMC); Wuerqigan, X.-L. Bai 308 (HIMC). Qinghai: Dun-hua Co., J.-W. Zhang 8282 (IFSBH); Yu-shu Co., B. C. Tan 95-160, 95-1720 (both in FH, MO). Shandong: Qingdao City, M. Zang 5410 (HKAS). Shaanxi: Tai-bai Co., Z.-P. Wei 5900 (HKAS, WUG). Shanxi: Heng-qu Co., K.-J. Guan 550 (HKAS); Ning-wu Co., C. Gao 19591 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Wolong, Q.-Z. Zheng 5 (IFSBH); Yan-yuan Co., Handel-Mazzetti 2355 (H). Xinjiang: Manasi, X.-L. Wang 21 (PE); Mt. Bogeda, J.-C. Zhao 2773, 3205 (both in HBNU); Mt. Tianshan, R.-C. Qin 3537 (PE); Mu-lei Co., S.-L. Chen 23 (HKAS); Ürumqi Co., S. He 951015a (MO). Xizang: West Mt. Everest, X.-G. Wang 85 (PE). Yunnan: Li-jiang Co., Handel-Mazzetti 6660, 6766 (both in H).


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2b. Timmia megapolitana var. bavarica (Hessl.) Brid.   美姿藓北方变种   mei zi xian bei fang bian zhong
Bryol. Univ. 2: 71. 1827. Timmia megapolitana subsp. bavarica (Hessl.) Brassard, Lindbergia 10: 34. 1984. Timmia austriaca var. bavarica (Hessl.) Hüb., Muscol. Germ. 514. 1833. Timmia bavarica Hessl., De Timmia 19. fig. 3. 1822. Type: Germany.
Timmia austriaca var. umbiricata Hartm., Handb. Skand. Fl. (ed. 2): 330. 1832.
Timmia schensiana C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 5: 162. 1891. Type: China. Shannxi (Schensi), Tui-kio-san, Sept. 1896, Giraldi s.n.

This variety is similar to var. megapolitana in habit, size, and overall appearance, but differs by the smooth and somewhat hyaline leaf cells at sheathing base, the dorsally smooth costae, and the quadrate or hexagonal upper leaf cells that are without thickening at corners.



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