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Published In: Botaniska Notiser 1865(7): 126. 1865. (Bot. Not.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: P.-C. Wu (ed.) 2001 (Pl. 72, figs. 1–10).

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Map: Anomodon minor (Hedw.) Lindb. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: often growing on shady calcareous rock cliffs, rarely on trees; alt. 750–2700 m.
Distribution: China, Korea, Japan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Russia, and North America.

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Chinese examined specimens: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., X.-Y. Hu 0294 (MO, PE); Mt. Jingfu, M.-Z. Wang 860517 (PE). Guangdong: Mt. Dinghu, P.-H. Liang 46 (IBSC, MO). Hebei: Mt. Xiao-wu-tai, X.-W. Kong 1205 (MO, PE). Henan: Nie-xiang Co., J.-X. Luo 126 (MO, PE); Song Co., J.-X. Luo 459 (MO, PE); Xi-xia Co., J.-X. Luo 342 (MO, PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, Sonbei, P.-C. Wu 133 (PE), Yanrewan, P.-C. Wu 188, 190 (MO, PE). Heilongjiang: Yi-chun City, Wu-ying, Vitt 34907 (ALTA, MO). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, Vitt 34748 (ALTA, MO). Liaoning: Heng-ren Co., T. Cao & J.-Y. Feng 460 (IFSBH, MO). Nei Mongol: Keerxinzuoyehouqi, Daqinggou, X.-L. Bai 1315 (HIMC). Shaanxi: Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4729 (MO); Mt. Tai-bai, Z.-P. Wei 5886 (MO, WUK). Shandong: Qing-dao City, Laoshan (Mt.), C. Gao & E.-Z. Bai 34523 (MO, PE). Sichuan: Nan-ping Co., S. He 30186 (MO); Wen-chuan Co., Redfearn 35578 (MO). Xizang: Ya-dong Co., S. K. Chen 5019 (HKAS). Yunnan: Chu-xiong Co., Redfearn et al. 1725 (MO); Kun-ming City, Handel-Mazzetti 689 (H); Lu-nan Co., Redfearn & Y.-G. Su 2243 (MO); Meng-la Co., Magill et al. 7638 (MO); Wei-shan Co., Redfearn et al. 1204 (MO); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn & Y.-G. Su 2055 (MO). Zhejiang: Mt. West Tian-mu, R.-L. Hu 81-b (HSNU, MO), B.-C. Tan 93-555 (FH, MO).


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4. Anomodon minor (Hedw.) Lindb.  小牛舌藓  xiao niu-she xian
Bot. Not. 1865: 196. 1865. Neckera viticulosa Hedw. var. minor Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 210. 48. f. 6–8. 1801. Type. U.S.A.: Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Muhlenberg s.n.
Anomodon grandiretis Broth., Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 578. 1924, syn. nov. Type. China: Sichuan (Setschwan), Yuan-yan, 27°37´N, Handel-Mazzetti 2079 (holotype H).
Anomodon leptodontoides C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n. ser. 4: 274. 1897. Type. China: Shaanxi (Schen-si), Schan-kio, Aug. 1895, Giraldi s.n.
Anomodon minor (Hedw.) Lindb. subsp. integerrimus (Mitt.) Iwats., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 26: 41. 1963. Anomodon integerrimus Mitt., J. Linn. Soc. Bot. Suppl. 1: 126. 1859.
Anomodon planatus Mitt., J. Linn. Soc. Bot. Suppl. 1: 126. 1859.
Anomodon ramulosus Mitt., Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 3: 187. 1891. Type. China: Zhejiang (Chekiang), Ning-po City, Oldham s.n.
Anomodon sinensis C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n. ser. 3: 118. 1896. Type. China: Shaanxi (Schen-si), in monte Si-ku-tziu-san, July 1894, Giraldi s.n.

Plants usually slender, light green, brown when old, in loose tufted mats. Primary stems creeping, leaves mostly deciduous, secondary stems erect or ascending, 2–7 cm long, regularly or irregularly pinnately branched; branches ca. 5–7 mm long; central strand absent. Stem leaves crowded, appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, usually in 2-ranks, widely lingulate above, ca. 2 mm long, broadly rounded at apex; leaf margins slightly serrulate; costa ending below leaf apex, often forked above, hyaline; median leaf cells rounded quadrate or hexagonal, 5–15 µm wide, thick-walled, opaque, 3–8 papillae per cell; basal median cells oblong or rhomboidal. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves ovate at base, gradually narrowed to a lanceolate acumen. Setae ca. 10 mm long; capsules oblong ovoid, ca. 2 mm long; exostome teeth yellowish brown, grossly papillose, hyaline above; endostome segments rudimentary; basal membrane rather low. Calyptrae ca. 3 mm long, smooth. Spores 20–30 µm in diameter, finely papillose.



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