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Published In: Flora 20: 285. 1837. (Flora) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2000 (Pl. 32, figs. 1–8).

 

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Map: Physcomitrium sphaericum (C.F. Ludw.) Fürnr. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/16/2009)
Distribution:

Habitat: on shade and moist soil or soil walls.

Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, Europe, and North America.

 


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/16/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Ba Co., P.-C. Chen 1467 (HKAS). Fujian: near Fu-zhou City, Huang-keng, D.-K. Li 13633 (HKAS, SHM); Xia-men City, D.-K. Li 10881 (HKAS, SHM); Yong-chun Co., D.-K. Li 369 (HKAS, SHM). Jiangsu: Ju-rong Co., P.-P. Lin 596, 3058 (HKAS); Nan-jing City, X.-J. Li 90 (HKAS). Jilin: Jing-yu Co., C. Gao 551 (HKAS, IFSBH). Shanghai: Campus of Fudan Univ., H.-C. Tan 6041 (HKAS); Hong-kou Park, S.-M. Xu 71, 386 (HKAS); Jia-ding Co., Y.-M. Li et al. 580, 600 (HKAS); Jin-shan Co., D.-K. Li 925, 8771 (HKAS). Sichuan: Cheng-du City, W.-X. Xu 8492 (HKAS). Xizang: La-sha City, M. Zang 17 (HKAS).

 


 

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8. Physcomitrium sphaericum (Ludw.) Fürnr. in Hampe   立碗藓   li-wan xian
Flora 20: 285. 1837. Gymnostomum sphaericum Ludw. in Schkuhr, Deutschl. Krypt. Gew. 2(1): 26. f. 11b. 1810. Type. Germany.
Physcomitrium systylioides C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n. ser., 5: 160. 1898. Type. Japan: Yokohama.
 
Plants small, bright green, in loose tufts. Stems erect, unbranched, 3–8 mm high. Lower stem leaves smaller, ca. 1.0 mm × 0.6–0.8 mm, upper leaves larger, ca. 4.0 mm × 1.2 mm, obovate to oblong-obovate, acute to acuminate at apex; margins usually entire, sometimes bluntly serrulate above; costa percurrent or shortly excurrent as a short

apiculus; upper and median leaf cells small, short-rectangular to pentagonal or hexagonal, 50–75 µm × 30–40 µm; basal cells larger, irregularly rectangular, 150–180 µm × 30–50 µm; marginal cells slightly elongate and narrower, forming an indistinct border. Autoicous. Setae reddish brown, 2–3 mm long; capsules subspherical, reddish brown, mouth wide; apophyses short; opercula low-conic, with a short, obtuse-apiculus; annuli small; peristome absent. Calyptrae mitrate-rostrate, lobed at base. Spores spherical, blackish brown, 25–35 µm in diameter, densely and spinulosely papillose.

 

 
 
 
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