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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 6: 9 (fasc. 52–54. Monogr. 5). 1853. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang (eds.) 2005 (Pl. 50, figs. 1–12).

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

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Habitat: often on soil in forests; alt. 900 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Europe, North America, and Africa.

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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: He-shan Co., K.-H. Cai 1140 (HSNU); She-xian Co., W.-F. Zheng 1280 (HSNU). Guangxi: Yang-shuo Co., Exped. Team 3364 (IBSC). Guizhou: Sui-yang Co., C. Gao 32914 (IFSBH). Henan: Lin Co., D.-X. Ye 16 (PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, J.-M. Yang 21 (PE). Jiangsu: Changshu City, D.-K. Li 17493 (SHM); Nanjing City, S.-L. Li 6084 (HSNU). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 22133 (MO); Toudao River, C. Gao 1261 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Mt. Qianshan, C. Gao 1938 (IFSBH); Shenyang City, C. Gao 7967 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Ke-you-qian Qi (Co.), X.-L. Bai 1650 (HIMC). Qinghai: Nang-qen Co., B. C. Tan 95-138 (FH, MO). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, X.-J. Li 492 (PE). Shanxi: Xi-yang Co., Q. Li 802 (HKAS). Sichuan: Ma-er-kang Co., S. He 31158 (MO); Tong-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 21 (HKAS); Ya-an Co., C. Gao 17180 (IFSBH). Xinjiang: Ürümqi City, R.-L. Hu 9339 (HSNU); Yili City, S.-L. Chen 42 (HKAS). Xizang: Ji-long Co., Zhibei Team 7572 (HKAS). Yunnan: Cang-yuan Co., S.-Y. Zeng 80-1378, 80-1520 (both in HKAS); Da-li Co., Y. Xuan 6100 (HKAS); Dulongjiang, M. Zang 3304 (HKAS); Kunming City, X.-J. Li 3115 (HKAS), L.-S. Wang 81-8507 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 85432 (HKAS); Lu-xi Co., X.-J. Li 80-769 (HKAS); Rui-li Co., X.-J. Li 128b (HKAS); Shi-lin Co., M. Zang 37357 (HKAS); Song-ming Co., X.-J. Li 81-8688 (HKAS); Teng-chong Co., X.-J. Li 80-623 (HKAS); Wei-xi Co., J.-X. Xi 520b (HKAS); Wen-shan Co., J.-S. Wu 3849 (HKAS); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn & Y.-G. Su 961 (MO). Zhejiang: Kai-hua Co., C.-Y. Tian 225 (HSNU); Sui-chang Co., R.-L. Hong 1468 (HSNU).


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40. Brachythecium velutinum (Hedw.) Schimp. in B.S.G.   绒叶青藓   rong ye qing xian
Bryol. Eur. 6: 9. 1853. Chamberlainia velutina (Hedw.) H. Rob., Bryologist 65: 113. 1962[1963]. Hypnum velutinum Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 272. 1801. Type: Europe.
Brachythecium subcurvatulum Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 106. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, De-qin Co., Handel-Mazzetti 8158 (holotype H).
Plants small, soft, slender, yellowish green, somewhat glossy, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, ca. 2.0 cm long, densely, regularly pinnately branched, with ascending, short branches, ca. 0.4–1.0 cm long, simple, densely foliate, blunt at tips. Stem leaves oblong-ovate-lanceolate, 0.95–1.23 mm × 0.40–0.54 mm, irregularly plicate, shortly acuminate, not or indistinctly decurrent at base; margins serrulate nearly throughout; costae slender, ending just above mid-leaf; median leaf cells long-linear, 104–148 µm × 8–9 µm; alar cells few, quadrate or elliptical; branch leaves lanceolate, 1.0–1.2 mm × 0.2–0.4 mm, plane, less plicate, often secund; margins serrulate. Autoicous. Setae ca. 10 mm long, papillose throughout; capsules elongate-ellipsoidal; opercula conic; peristome double; endostome segments papillose above; basal membrane high; cilia 3, nodulose. Spores not seen.


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