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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 1: 54. 1859. (J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Physcomitrium repandum (Griff.) Mitt. (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Physcomitrium repandum (Griff.) Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on moist soil near farmland, forest ground or soil and rock walls around forest edges.
Distribution: China, India, Nepal, and Vietnam.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:

Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Cong-qing City, P.-C. Chen 1248 (HKAS, PE); Campus of Sichuan Teachers’ College, P.-C. Chen 1027 (HKAS, PE). Guangdong: Guang-zhou City, Botanical Garden, C. Gao 8303 (HKAS, IFSBH); Campus of Hua-nan Agriculture College, H. Wu 14 (HKAS). Jiangsu: Nan-jing City, M. Zang A4 (HKAS). Yunnan: Kun-ming City, W.-X. Xu 6476 (HKAS); Yun Co., J.-K. Zhang 1580A (HKAS).




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6. Physcomitrium repandum (Griff.) Mitt.   匍生立碗藓   pu-sheng li-wan xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 54. 1859. Gymnostomum repandum Griff., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 2: 478. 1842. Type. India: Upper Assam, Griffith s.n.
Plants small, yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems erect, unbranched, 3–5 mm high. Leaves flexuous to contorted when dry, erect-patent when moist, oblong-obovate, 1.8–2.0 mm × 0.3 mm, acuminate at apex; margins usually incurved and entire below, serrulate above; costa percurrent; upper leaf cells short-rectangular to oblong-hexagonal, 35–38 µm × 24–27 µm; basal cells irregularly rectangular to oblong, 40–50 µm × ca. 30 µm; marginal cells narrowly rectangular, slightly differentiated. Autoicous. Setae reddish brown, ca. 5 mm long; capsules turbinate, reddish brown, ca. 1.5 mm long, mouth wide, ca. 2.0 mm in diameter, neck short; opercula low-conic, with a short apiculus; annuli small; peristome absent. Calyptrae inflated-mitrate, 3–4-lobed at base. Spores irregularly spherical, brownish, ca. 25 µm in diameter, papillose.


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