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Published In: Chloris Melvilliana 38. 1823. (Chlor. Melvill.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: J.-X. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 22, figs. 18–21).
 
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Map: Bryum calophyllum R. Br. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on wet rocks, loose soil, or in bogs; alt. 2000–4100 m.
Distribution: China, Northeast Asia, Europe, North America, and Africa.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Shaanxi: Hu Co., M. Wang 238 (HKAS). Xizang: Ali, J.-T. Wang P8 (HKAS).

 

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11. Bryum calophyllum R. Brown   卵叶真藓   luan ye zhen xian
Chlor. Melvill. 38. 1823. Pohlia calophylla (R. Brown) Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond. 75. 1830. Type: Canada.

 

Plants relatively small, to 15 mm high, brownish green, in loose tufts. Stems branched. Leaves loosely imbricate when dry, erect-spreading when moist, large, often forming rosettes at apex, concave, ovate to broadly ovate; margins plane below, narrowly recurved, denticulate above, indistinctly bordered by 1–2 rows of narrower, thick-walled cells; costae near yellowish to brownish, percurrent or ending below the apex; median leaf cells rhombic to hexagonal, 40–70 µm × 15–30 µm; basal cells rectangular. Autoicous. Setae to 30 mm long; capsules pendulous, ellipsoidal to narrowly obovoid; opercula rostrate; cilia absent. Spores 26–40 µm in diameter.
 
 
 
 
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