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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 180–181. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: J.-X. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 27, figs. 1–8).
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Map: Bryum caespiticium Hedw. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil or thin soil over rocks; alt. 2400–4600 m.
Distribution: China and worldwide.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: She Co., D.-K. Li 870 (HKAS, SHM). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., X.-Y. Hu 0244 (MO, PE), P.-C. Wu 21049 (MO, PE). Henan: Mt. Jigong, H.-J. Yu 35 (HKAS); Nie-xiang Co., J.-X. Luo 121 (MO); Xin-yang Co., J.-X. Luo 89 (MO). Hubei: Ba-dong Co., L.-Q. Bi 33 (HKAS); Mt. Shennongjia, 1980 Sino-Amer. Exped. 1140b (MO). Jiangsu: Jing-ning Co., Z.-L. Wan 63-012 (HKAS); Lian-yun Harbor, P.-P. Lin & Q. Wang 3115 (HKAS, NAS). Liaoning: Heng-ren Co., G.-C. Zhang 35295 (HKAS, IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Moerdaowa, X.-L. Bai 547 (HIMC). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5489 (HKAS, WUG). Shandong: Mt. Taishan, C. Gao 34112 (HKAS, IFSBH). Sichuan: Xiang-cheng Co., L.-S. Wang 81-3340 (HKAS). Xinjiang: Burqin Co., R.-L. Zhu 93-81 (HKAS, HSNU); He-jing Co., S. He 951146 (MO); Qing-he Co., R.-C. Qin 1397 (MO, PE); Ürumqi City, R.-L. Hu 93416 (HKAS, HSNU). Xizang: Jiayu, M. Zang 963 (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., Xizang Team 7854 (HKAS). Yunnan: Bi-jiang Co., M. Zang 5543 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., Q.-W. Wang 4000 (HKAS, PE); Lu-feng Co., Redfearn et al. 1774 (MO); Wei-xi Co., D.-C. Zhang 605 (HKAS).


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10. Bryum caespiticiumHedw.   丛生真藓   cong sheng zhen xian
Sp. Musc. Frond. 180. 1801. Hypnum caespiticium (Hedw.) Web. & Mohr, Index Mus. Pl. Crypt. 3. 1803. Type: Europe.
Bryum capitellatum C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 5: 164. 1898, hom. illeg. Type: China. Shaanxi (Schen-si), May 1896, Giraldi s.n.
Bryum sinensi-caespiticium C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 5: 165. 1898. Type: China. Shaanxi (Schen-si), Oct. 1896, Giraldi s.n.
Plants small, ca. 10 mm high, pale yellowish green, slightly glossy, densely caespitose. Stems erect, branched by innovations. Leaves appressed when dry, not at all twisted, oblong-ovate to elliptical, cucullate near apex; margins slightly recurved below mid-leaf, entire, borders differentiated; costae reddish at base, long-excurrent, ending in long awns; median leaf cells hexagonal, 35–55 µm × 10–14 µm, thin-walled, gradually becoming narrower close to margins; apical cells similar to the median ones; basal cells hexagonal. Dioicous. Setae dark brown, 15–25 mm long; capsules inclined when dry, pendulous when moist, shortly cylindrical to pyriform; neck thick, dark reddish brown; opercula conic, slenderly rostrate; endostome segments perforate; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the height of teeth; cilia long, nodose. Spores 10–15 µm in diameter.


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