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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum, Supplementum Secundum 1(2): 91, pl. 127. 1824. (Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 2) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: C. Gao (ed.) 1994 (Pl. 46, figs. 1–5).

Map: Bruchia vogesiaca Nestl. ex Schwägr. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil near stream.
Distribution: China, Europe, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: Wuyi Shan (Mt.), P.-C. Chen 70 (IFSBH).


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3. Bruchia vogesiaca Nestl. ex Schwaegr. 小烛藓 xiao-zhu xian
Sp. Musc. Frond. Suppl. 2(1): 91. 1824. Type. France: Mougeot & Nestler 1822.

Plants very small, up to 6 mm high, yellowish green to brown, in loose tufts. Stems simple; central strand absent. Leaves linear-subulate from a linear to narrowly oblong-ovate base, 1.2–1.4 mm × 0.2–0.3 mm; margins entire or serrulate at the apex; costa subpercurrent to percurrent; upper cells linear oblong to irregular, 22–31 µm × 8–11 µm; lower cells linear-rectangular, 26–34 µm × 8–13 µm. Autoicous. Setae ca. 2.8 mm long; capsules cylindric to oblong-pyriform, ca. 2.5 mm × 0.4 mm, neck slender, 1/2–3/4 of the total capsule length. Calyptrae not seen. Spores warty (as reported by Rushing 1986).

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