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Published In: Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano, Nuova Serie 3: 124. 1896. (Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Brachythecium campylothallum Müll. Hal. (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Brachythecium campylothallum Müll. Hal. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on rocks; alt. 1000–3560 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Luo-bei Co., G.-S. Cui 1646 (IFSBH). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., L. Qiu 881, 1588 (both in WUK); Mt. Heihuzui, Giraldi 880 (FI). Sichuan: Ba-tang Co., S. He 31537 (MO, PE). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., Z.-C. Ni 63 (PE). Yunnan: Dulongjiang, M. Zang 490 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., A.-L. Zhang 66a (HKAS); Shangri-la Co., X.-J. Li 809 (HKAS); Yuan-yang Co., M. Zang 4862 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Mt. West Tianmu, R.-L. Hu 145 (HSNU).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
Brachythecium campylothallumis similar to B. salebrosum Broth., but it differs by the homomorphous leaves, entire leaf margins, alar cells extending close to costa at leaf base, and shorter, narrower median leaf cells (55–78 µm × 6–7 µm). In B. salebrosum, stem and branch leaves are heteromorphous; leaf margins are serrulate; alar cells are not extending close to costa at leaf base; and median leaf cells are longer, wider (70–88 µm × 7–9 µm).


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5. Brachythecium campylothallum Müll. Hal.   斜枝青藓   xie zhi qing xian
Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 124. 1896. Type: China. Shaanxi, July 1894, Giraldi s.n.
Plants rather large, green to yellowish green, somewhat glossy, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, ca. 7 cm long, regularly branched; branches 0.4–1.0 cm long, densely foliate, julaceous. Stem and branch leaves similar, broadly ovate-lanceolate, 1.53–1.85 mm × 0.54–0.74 mm, often curved at apex; margins entire; costae stout at base, slender toward apex, ending beyond mid-leaf; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, 55–78 µm × 6–7 µm; alar cells differentiated, extending close to costa at leaf base, slightly decurrent. Sporophytes not seen.


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