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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum, Supplementum Primum (2): 103–104, pl. 71 [top]. 1816. (Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: J.-X. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 29, figs. 6–10).
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Map: Bryum coronatum Schwägr. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil or thin soil over rocks in bright places; alt. 600–2200 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and warm temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

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Chinese specimens examined: Jiangsu: Lianyun Harbor, P.-P. Lin 388 (HKAS, NAS). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, M.-X. Zhang 223 (HKAS, WUG). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., S. He 36540 (MO), Shevock 17868 (CAS, MO). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., S.-K. Chen 29, 65 (both in HKAS); Nie-la-mu Co., S.-K. Chen 118 (HKAS). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., D.-C. Zhang 22 (HKAS); Lu-xi Co., X.-Y. Jia 910193 (MO); Meng-hai Co., J.-X. Luo 86404 (MO); Qiu-bei Co., X.-J. Li 250 (HKAS); Si-mao Co., W.-X. Xu 6886 (MO); Xishuangbanna, X.-J. Li 2471 (HKAS).


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15. Bryum coronatum Schwaegr.   蕊形真藓   rui xing zhen xian
Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1(2): 103. pl. 71. 1816. Gemmabryum coronatum (Schwaegr.) Spence & Ramsay, Phytologia 87: 66. 2005. Type: Jamaica. Swartz s.n.
Bryum coronatum var. macrostomum Herz., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 14: 61. 1955.
Bryum schensianum Par., Index Bryol. Suppl. 72. 1900. Bryum humillimum C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 5: 164. 1898, hom. illeg. Type: China. Shaanxi (Schen-si), Oct. 1896, Giraldi s.n.
Plants very small, ca. 5 mm high, yellowish green above, dark brown below, not glossy, in dense tufts. Stems short, often branched by innovations. Leaves imbricate, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, up to 1.7 mm long; margins recurved throughout, entire, not clearly bordered, but marginal cells slightly narrower; costae brownish, excurrent into long awns; branch leaves triangular-lanceolate; median leaf cells narrowly rhombic to elongate-hexagonal, 30–60 µm × 9–16 µm, thin-walled; basal cells rectangular. Dioicous. Setae ca. 10–35 mm long, reddish brown; capsules inclined to pendulous, cylindrical, 1.2–2.0 mm long, reddish brown; neck expanded, thicker than urn; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; exostome teeth papillose, orange below, hyaline above; endostome segments shorter than the teeth, perforate; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the height of teeth; cilia 1–2, slightly shorter than the segments, nodose. Spores 8–13 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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