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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 6: 17. pl. 546 (fasc. 52–56. Monogr. 13. pl. 12). 1853. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang (eds.) 2005 (Pl. 46, figs. 1–13).

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Map: Brachythecium rivulare Schimp. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on rocks near streams; alt. 390–3280 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, Europe, and North and South America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: He-shan Co., K.-H. Cai 1269 (HSNU); She-xian Co., W.-F. Zheng 686 (HSNU). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., X.-Y. Hu 0020 (MO, PE), P.-C. Wu 21016 (PE). Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, D.-K. Li 13992 (SHM). Hebei: Dong-ling Co., L.-Q. Yu 286 (PE). Heilongjiang: Dailing, C. Gao 39743 (IFSBH); Wuying, Vitt 34951 (MO); Xiao Xing An Ling (Mt.), T. Cao 40306 (IFSBH). Henan: Lan-chuan Co., D.-Z. Tu 3183 (PE); Xi-xia Co., J.-X. Luo 207 (MO, PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 324 (MO), G.-C. Zhang 33886 (IFSBH). Hunan: Ci-li Co., C.-H. Qi 90006 (PE). Jilin: Lafa, C. Gao 1472 (IFSBH); Laoyeling, C. Gao 1547 (IFSBH); Mt. Changbai, K.-C. Lang 60 (MO), B.-D. Xin 321 (IFSBH, MO). Liaoning: Ben-xi Co., C. Gao 8358, Y.-C. Zhu 1284 (both in IFSBH); Kuan-dian Co., T. Cao 38225 (IFSBH); Mt. Qianshan, C. Gao 1884 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Ke-you-qian Qi (Co.), X.-L. Bai 1548, 2623 (both in HIMC). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang 2129 (WUK); Mt. Duijiao, Giraldi 1873 (FI); Mt. Huashan, P.-C. Chen 750, C. Gao 16733 (both in PE); Mt. Qinling, P.-C. Chen 28 (PE); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 6056 (HKAS); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang 4076 (WUK); Zhou-zhi Co., L.-M. Li 1446 (WUK). Sichuan: Dujiangyan Co., T. Cao 43028 (IFSBH); Mt. Erlang, C. Gao 18339 (IFSBH);
Ma-er-kang Co., X.-J. Li 1221 (HKAS), Redfearn 35079 (MO); Mt. Omei, J.-X. Luo 454 (PE); Mu-li Co., C. Gao 21056 (IFSBH); Nan-ping Co., S. He 30338a (MO); Song-pan Co., Allen 7295 (MO); Tian-quan Co., S. He 32044 (MO); Wen-chuan Co., Redfearn 34876 (MO). Xinjiang: Bayinbuluke Co., R.-L. Hu 950163 (HSNU); He-jing Co., S. He 951165 (MO); Qi-tai Co., B. C. Tan 93-884 (MO). Yunnan: Da-guan Co., X.-J. Li 4109a (HKAS); Da-li Co., Redfearn & S. He 1488 (MO); Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 777a (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., W.-X. Xu 932 (HKAS); Wei-xi Co., J.-X. Xu 395, D.-C. Zhang 72 (both in HKAS). Zhejiang: West Tianmu, Y.-F. Wang 210 (HSNU).


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33. Brachythecium rivulare Schimp. in B.S.G.   溪边青藓   xi bian qing xian
Bryol. Eur. 6: 17. pl. 546. 1853. Brachythecium albicans subsp. rivulare (Schimp.) Meylan, Bull. Soc. Vaud. Sci. Nat., ser. 5, 41: 145. 1905. Type: Europe.
Brachythecium glaucoviride Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 5: 198. 1898. Type: China. Shaanxi, Sept. 1896, Giraldi s.n.
Brachythecium permolle Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 126. 1896. Type: China. Shaanxi, Giraldi s.n.
Brachythecium rivulare var. gracile Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 106. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Handel-Mazzetti 8235.
Plants rather robust, yellowish green or yellowish brown, somewhat glossy, in loose mats. Stems curved, ascending, to 5–10 cm long, irregularly branched; branches curved or dendroid, simple, attenuate at tips. Stem leaves appressed when dry, spreading when moist, ovate, 1.5–2.1 mm × 1.1–1.2 mm, concave, plane or somewhat plicate, acute at apex, distinctly decurrent at base; margins entire or serrulate above mid-leaf; costae ending at mid-leaf or slightly above; median leaf cells linear, 80–120 µm × 5–10 µm, with angled ends, thin-walled; alar cells distinctly differentiated, inflated, rounded-rectangular or hexagonal, thin-walled, in a broad group; branch leaves similar to stem leaves, 0.99–1.67 mm × 0.68–0.81 mm. Dioicous, rarely autoicous. Perichaetial leaves triangularly lanceolate, twisted or reflexed above, truncate at base, ecostate. Setae reddish brown, papillose throughout; capsules inclined, cylindrical, necks not developed; opercula shortly conic-rostrate; annuli differentiated, in 2 rows; endostome segments as long as exostome teeth, perforate; cilia 2, slightly shorter than the segments. Spores not seen.


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