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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 6: 8 (fasc. 52–54 Monogr. 4). 1853. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang (eds.) 2005 (Pl. 43, figs. 1–11).

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Map: Brachythecium plumosum (Hedw.) Schimp. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil, thin soil over rocks, and tree trunks; alt. 50–3237 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, Europe, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: He-shan Co., K.-H. Cai 2472 (HSNU); Mt. Huangshan, P.-J. Lin 37 (IBSC). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., T. Cao 41506 (IFSBH), P.-C. Chen 1760 (PE), X.-Y. Hu 0126 (MO, PE); You-yang Co., X.-J. Li 97 (HKAS). Fujian: Jiang-le Co., X.-L. He 1063 (PE); Mt. Wuyi, P.-J. Lin 2613 (IBSC). Gansu: Lanzhou City, Z.-L. Jin 2 (PE). Guangdong: Mt. Lohfau, Merrill 11170 (MO). Guangxi: Long-sheng Co., P.-C. Wu 394a (PE), P.-C. Wu et al. 213 (MO); Tian-lin Co., Exped. Team 2644 (IBSC); Yang-shuo Co., P.-C. Wu 1637 (PE). Guizhou: Guiyang City, C. Gao 40177 (IFSBH); Jiang-kou Co., B. C. Tan 91-1253 (MO); Lei-shan Co., B. C. Tan 91-797 (MO); Mt. Leigong, S.-Z. Jiang 10719 (GNUB); Mt. Qianlin, Guiyang Teachers College 76 (GNUB, MO); Sui-yang Co., C. Gao 32722 (IFSBH); Zunyi City, T. Cao 41803 (IFSBH). Hebei: Beitai, Q.-W. Wang 729 (PE); Mt. Xiaowutai, Y. Liu 1236 (IFSBH). Heilongjiang: Wuying, C. Gao 4023 (IFSBH); Yi-chun City, X.-L. Zhu 171 (MO). Hong Kong: M.-L. Su 425a (HSNU). Hubei: Li-chuan Co., 1980 Sino-Amer. Exped. Team 1989 (MO); Mt. Shennongjia, 1980 Sino-Amer. Exped. Team 1177 (MO), K.-Y. Guan 80-2669 (HKAS), G.-C. Zhang 33905 (IFSBH). Hunan: Changsha City, C. Gao 26 (IFSBH); Darong City, L. Zhang 308 (HKAS); Mt. Wugang, T. Cao 42282 (IFSBH); Sang-zhi Co., T. Cao 42941 (IFSBH); Zhangjiajie City, T. Cao 4273 (IFSBH). Jiangsu: Nanjing City, P.-J. Lin 423 (IBSC); Yi-xing Co., P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Jin 2227, 2246 (both in MO). Jiangxi: Mt. Lushan, C. Gao 40861 (IFSBH); Mt. Sanqing, X.-M. Zhao 1912 (HSNU). Jilin: An-tu Co., C. Gao 1296 (IFSBH), Koponen 3, 6 (both in H); Jiao-he Co., X.-G. Kang 1532 (IFSBH); Lafa, C. Gao 1411 (IFSBH); Mt. Changbai, B.-D. Xin 287 (MO), P.-J. Lin 2041 (IBSC); Tumenling, C. Gao 1811 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Fengcheng, X.-Y. Jia 776 (IFSBH); Huan-ren Co., T. Cao 72 (IFSBH); Kuan-dian Co., T. Cao 38530 (IFSBH); Shenyang City, C. Gao 13373 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Mt.), C. Gao 846 (IFSBH); Keyouqian Qi (Co.), X.-F. Zhao 56 (HIMC); Mt. Helan, Z.-G. Tong 1254 (HIMC); Ning-cheng Co., X.-L. Bai 2220 (HIMC); Zhalandun City, X.-L. Bai 2323 (HIMC). Shaanxi: An-kang Co., M.-X. Zhang 1571 (WUK); Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang 810 (WUK); Cheng-gu Co., M.-X. Zhang 1305 (WUK); Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4808 (WUK); Mt. Huashan, C. Gao 1673 (IFSBH); Mt. Qinling, Q. Huang B033 (PE); Ning-qiong Co., L.-M. Li 1005 (WUK); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5658 (WUK); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang 3316 (WUK); Zhou-zhi Co., L.-M. Li 1506 (WUK). Shandong: Rong-cheng Co., L.-M. Li 1100 (WUK). Sichuan: De-rong Co., X.-J. Li 81-1540 (HKAS); Du-jiang-yan Co., T. Cao 43031 (IFSBH); Ma-er-kang Co., S. He 31109 (MO, PE); Mt. Erlang, C. Gao 18003 (IFSBH); Mt. Liang, G.-C. Zhang 21462 (IFSBH); Mt. Omei, Redfearn 34790 (MO), C. Gao 18977 (IFSBH), J.-X. Luo 3080 (PE); Mu-li Co., C. Gao 20053 (IFSBH); Nan-ping Co., S. He 30151a (MO); Ruo-er-gai Co., S. He 30770 (MO); Tong-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 26 (HKAS); Xichang City, C. Gao 19839 (IFSBH); Ya-an Co., C. Gao 17327 (IFSBH). Taiwan: Hua-lien Co., S. He 36032 (MO); Tai-chung Co., Shevock 18121 (CAS, MO); Tai-tung Co., M.-J. Lai 9578 (MO). Xinjiang: Fu-yun Co., R.-C. Ching 2394 (MO); Nileke City, J.-C. Zhao 3838 (HSNU); Ürümqi Co., S. He 951004 (MO). Xizang: Baiba, K.-Y. Lang 689a (PE); Bo-mi Co., Z.-X. Tan 13 (PE); Cuo-na Co., Xizang Team 7967 (HKAS); Dingga, M. Zang 757 (HKAS); Lang Co., M. Zang 1824 (HKAS); Lin-chih Co., Y.-G. Su 2559 (MO); Mi-lin Co., M. Zang 1978 (HKAS), K.-Y. Lang 650 (PE); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G Su 2074 (MO); Sanan, M. Zang 1488 (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 242a (HKAS). Yunnan: Bing-bian Co., W.-M. Zhu 704 (HKAS); Da-li Co., Redfearn & S. He 1053 (MO), Koponen 37515 (MO), X.-Y. Jia 910080 (IFSBH, MO); Fu-gong Co., L.-S. Wang 799 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., Shevock 23279 (CAS, MO), M.-Z. Wang 11248a (PE); Kunming City, W.-X. Xu 6356 (HKAS); Lu-jian Co., W.-M. Zhu 6482 (HKAS); Teng-chong Co., X.-J. Li 77-227 (HKAS); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 923 (MO). Zhejiang: De-qing Co., P.-C. Wu 1179 (MO); Mt. Fengyang, R.-L. Zhu 92139 (HSNU); Mt. Jiulong, Z.-L. Liu 916 (HSNU); Mt. West Tianmu, R.-L. Hu 400 (HSNU, MO); Sui-chang Co., R.-L. Hong 353 (HSNU).


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27. Brachythecium plumosum(Hedw.) Schimp. in B.S.G.   羽枝青藓   yu zhi qing xian
Bryol. Eur. 6: 8. pl. 537. 1853. Cirriphyllum plumosum (Hedw.) Loeske & M. Fleisch., Allg. Bot. Z. Syst. 13: 22. 1907. Hypnum plumosum Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 257. 1801. Type: Europe.
Brachythecium oedistegum (Müll. Hal.) A. Jaeger, Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1876–77: 342. 1878. Hypnum oedistegum Müll. Hal., Syn. Musc. Frond. 2: 350. 1851.
Brachythecium pygmaeum Takaki, J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 15: 62. 1955.
Brachythecium suzukii Broth. in Dixon, Rev. Bryol., n.s., 4: 160. 1931[1932], nom. nud.
Brachythecium truncatum Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 7, 17: 374. 1893.
Brachythecium uematsui Broth. in Cardot, Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, ser. 2, 3: 292. 1911.
Plants medium-sized, pale green, somewhat glossy, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, to 4 cm long, pinnately or irregularly pinnately branched, densely foliate. Stem leaves erect-spreading when dry and moist, ovate-lanceolate, 1.80–1.85 mm × 0.72–0.81 mm, concave, bi-plicate, gradually acuminate at apex; margins plane, entire below, serrulate above; costae ending beyond mid-leaf; median leaf cells linear, 80–90 µm × 7–8 µm, thin-walled; basal cells shorter, broader; alar cells clearly differentiated, quadrate or shortly rectangular; branch leaves narrowly ovate-lanceolate, 1.65–1.81 mm × 0.47–0.59 mm, concave, slenderly acuminate at apex, often constricted at base. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves lanceolate. Setae to 20 mm long, papillose in the upper part; capsules elongate-ellipsoidal, inclined; opercula conic; peristome double; exostome teeth ca. 0.5 mm long; endostome segments as long as exostome teeth, perforate; cilia long, nodulose. Spores not seen.


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