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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 6: 23. 552 (fasc. 52–56 Mon. 19. 18). 1853. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Brachythecium glareosum (Bruch ex Spruce) Schimp. (Figs. 11–19.)
Map: Brachythecium glareosum (Bruch ex Spruce) Schimp. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 200–2900 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia (Siberia), Caucasus, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: T. Cao 31342 (IFSBH). Henan: Tong-bai Co., Z.-Z. He 206 (MO); Xin-yang Co., Z.-Z. He 45 (MO, PE). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 22463 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Huan-ren Co., C. Gao 205 (IFSBH); Kuan-dian Co., T. Cao 38159 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Mt. Helan, Z.-G. He 1273 (HIMC). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang 856 (WUK); Mt. Qinling, P.-C. Chen 23 (PE), Q. Huang 2401 (MO, PE); Ning-shan Co., P.-C. Chen et al. 23 (MO). Shandong: Mt. Laoshan, C. Gao & E.-Z. Bai 34393 (MO). Sichuan: Ma-bian Co., Q.-L. Zhang 403103 (PE). Xinjiang: Mt. Bogeda, D.-Z. Wang 625 (MO, PE). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., Q.-W. Wang 6484 (HKAS); Lu-xi Co., X.-Y. Jia 910095 (MO).


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13. Brachythecium glareosum (Spruce) Schimp. in B.S.G.   石地青藓   shi di qing xian
Bryol. Eur. 6: 23. pl. 552. 1853. Brachythecium salebrosum var. glareosum (Spruce) Grout, Moss Fl. N. Amer. 3: 337. 1928. Hypnum glareosum Bruch ex Spruce, Musci Pyren. 29. 1847. Type: Europe.
Plants medium-sized, pale green, glossy. Stems prostrate, pinnately or subpinnately branched, branches julaceous, attenuate or blunt at tips. Stem leaves appressed when dry, spreading when moist, broadly ovate, 2.1–2.5 mm × 1.0–1.1 mm, concave, deeply plicate, abruptly narrowed to a piliferous apex; margins entire; costae slender, ending above mid-leaf; median leaf cells linear, 65–95 µm × 7–10 µm, with angled ends, thin-walled; apical cells as long as the median cells or longer; basal cells lax; alar cells differentiated, quadrate or shortly rectangular; branch leaves ovate-lanceolate, 1.2–1.7 mm × 0.4–0.7 mm, slenderly acuminate, deeply plicate; margins usually serrulate above. Autoicous. Setae ca. 20–25 mm long, pale reddish, smooth. Spores not seen.


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