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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 12: 175. 1869. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Illustrations: C. Gao (ed.) 1996 (Pl. 46, figs. 8–11).
 
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Map: Anoectangium aestivum (Hedw.) Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks or rock crevices in alpine and subalpine regions.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, the Philippines, New Zealand, Europe, and North and South America.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Huang Shan (Mt.), D.-K. Li 611 (SHM). Fujian: Wuyi Shan (Mt.), X.-J. Li 252 (HKAS). Heilongjiang: Ning-an Co., X.-L. Zhu 260 (MO, PE); Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), C. Gao s.n. (IFSBH). Henan: An-yang Co., H.-J. Yu 1032 (HKAS); Hui Co., H.-J. Yu 1012 (PE); Xi-xia Co., Z.-Z. He 6816 (PE). Jiangsu: Nan-jing City, M. Zang 18828 (HKAS); Zheng-jiang City, Z.-L. Liu 33208 (HKAS, SHM). Jilin: Lao-ye Ling (Mt.), C. Gao 1562 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Ben-xi Co., C. Gao s.n. (IFSBH). Shaanxi: Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4561 (HKAS, WUG). Shandong: Tai Shan (Mt.), C. Gao 34025 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Lu-ding Co., Y. Xuan 200 (HKAS); Mu-li Co., Y. Xuan 17828 (HKAS); Xiang-cheng Co., X.-J. Li 812804 (HKAS). Taiwan: Hwa-lien Co., C.-C. Chuang 5642 (MO). Yunnan: Bing-chuan Co., M.-K. Cui 962 (HYUB, HKAS); Kun-ming City, C.-Y. Yang 383 (PE); Wei-xi Co., J. Winter 34 (H). Xizang: Ka Nu La Glacier, M. Zang 820 (HKAS); Ji-long Co., J.-W. Zhang 7512(2) (HKAS); Lang Co., M. Zang 1687 (HKAS); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2597 (HKAS); Lang-zi Zhun-ba, M. Zang 1066 (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 89 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Xi-Tian-mu-shan (Mt.), M. Zang 211 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
general taxon notes:
 
This species is characterized by its ovate-lanceolate leaves, costa always ending below the leaf apex, and leaf margins crenulate at the base.
 

 

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1. Anoectangium aestivum (Hedw.) Mitt.   丛本藓   cong-ben xian
J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 12: 175. 1869. Gymnostomum aestivum Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 32, 2 f. 4–7. 1801. Type. Europe.
Anoectangium compactum Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1, 1: 36. 1811, nom. illeg.
Anoectangium euchloron (Schwaegr.) Mitt., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 12: 176. 1869. Gymnostomum euchloron Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 2, 2: 83. 1827.
 
Plants slender, light green to yellowish green, (5–)10–20 mm high, in dense tufts or cushions. Stems erect, simple. Leaves densely arranged, 1.0–1.7 mm × 0.2–0.3 mm, appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, broadly lanceolate, keeled at the upper parts, gradually acuminate to acute at the apex; margins plane, entire or crenulate at shoulder portion of the leaf base; costa strong, ending below the apex, never excurrent; upper cells irregularly quadrate, 5–8 µm × 6–10 µm, with large, rounded, dense papillae; basal cells oblong-quadrate to linear-rectangular, hyaline, smooth, thick-walled, occasionally papillose, but always smooth near the costa. Setae 0.5–1.5 cm long, yellowish; capsules cylindrical or oblong-obovoid. Spores dull yellowish, smooth.
 
 


 

 
 
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