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Published In: Öfversigt af Förhandlingar: Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademien 19(10): 606. 1862[1863]. (Öfvers. Förh. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad.) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Plagiobryum zieri (Hedw.) Lindb. (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Plagiobryum zieri (Hedw.) Lindb. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)


Habitat: on tree trunks, soil, or rocks; alt. 3000–3600 m.
Distribution: China, most of Asia, Russia, Europe, North America, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Nei Mongol: Zuo-ci Co., X.-L. Bai 341 (HIMC). Sichuan: Li Co., Allen 6843 (MO); Mt. Queer, S.-G. Wu 1069 (HKAS). Xinjiang: Mt. Tianshan, J.-C. Zhao 953061 (HBNU). Yunnan: De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 346 (HKAS).


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4. Plagiobryum zierii (Hedw.) Lindb.   平蒴藓   ping shuo xian
Öfvers. Förh. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. 19: 606. 1863. Bryum zierii Dicks. ex Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 182. 1801. Type: Scotland.
Plants small, ca. 8 mm high, grayish or grayish green, in tufts. Stems simple or branched at base. Leaves imbricate, ovate-cordate to cordate, clearly keeled; margins plane, entire, borders not differentiated; costae excurrent, ending in bent awns; median leaf cells lax, hexagonal to rectangular, thin-walled; upper cells hyaline; basal cells quadrate or shortly rectangular. Setae ca. 8 mm long, slightly curved; capsules long-club-shaped, horizontal to pendulous, asymmetric, neck shorter than urn, shrunk when dry; mouth narrowed; opercula conic; peristome double; endostome segments slightly longer than the teeth. Spores spherical or ellipsoidal, 21–31 µm in diameter, yellowish brown, papillose.
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