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Published In: Bulletin de la Société Botanique de Genève, Sér. 2 3: 289. 1911. (Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Brachythecium coreanum Cardot (Figs. 1–7.)
Map: Brachythecium coreanum Cardot (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on rocks in forests; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China, Japan, and Korea.


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


Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Huangshan, P.-J. Lin 207 (IBSC). Guangxi: Yang-shuo Co., P.-C. Wu 1680 (PE). Hunan: Zhongshan University Exped. Team 2292 (PE). Jiangsu: Nanjing City, P.-J. Lin 454 (IBSC); Wuxi City, P.-J. Lin 407 (IBSC). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 6092, 6408 (both in WUK); Ning-qiang Co., L.-M. Li 987 (WUK); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang 3100 (WUK). Xinjiang: Ürümqi City, R.-L. Hu 93584 (HSNU). Xizang: Mi-lin Co., Xizang Exped. Team 7461 (PE); Nielamu Co., K.-Y. Lang 1165 (PE). Yunnan: De-qin Co., M. Zang 8779 (HKAS); Dulongjiang, M. Zang 1806 (HKAS); Kunming City, X.-J. Li 3131 (HKAS), P.-J. Lin 3217 (IBSC); Wei-xi Co., M. Zang 1905, D.-C. Zhang 572 (both in HKAS); Yong-ping Co., J.-K. Yang 81-42, 81-62 (both in HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
Brachythecium coreanum is characterized by its glossy, densely compact branches and by its imbricate, deeply plicate leaves with a long acumen.


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6. Brachythecium coreanum Cardot   尖叶青藓   jian ye qing xian
Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, ser. 2, 3: 289. 1911. Type: Korea. Haoang-hai-to, Faurie 650.
Brachythecium piliferum Broth., Ann. Bryol. 1: 23. 1928, hom. illeg.
Plants large, glossy, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, pinnately branched, with curved branches, densely foliate. Stem and branch leaves similar, oblong-ovate-lanceolate, 2.16–2.61 mm × 0.68–0.81 mm, concave, irregularly and deeply plicate, gradually acuminate to a long, slender apex; margins entire below, serrulate above; costae slender, ending well above mid-leaf; median leaf cells linear, 90–103 µm × 7–8 µm, thin-walled; basal and alar cells shorter and broader, subquadrate. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves lanceolate; costate weak. Setae 10–15 mm long, roughened throughout; capsules shortly cylindrical, with a distinct neck; peristome double; endostome segments as long as the exostome teeth, perforate; cilia as long as the segments. Spores not seen.
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