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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 4: 133 (fasc. 6–9. Monogr. 63). 1839. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: J.-X. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 29, figs. 1–5).
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Map: Bryum cyclophyllum (Schwägr.) Bruch & Schimp. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil; alt. 2200–4900 m.
Distribution: China and widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Jin-zhai Co., Z.-M. Zeng T0033 (MO); Mt. Da-bei, K.-H. Cai 2408, 2467 (both in HKAS). Jiangsu: Lian-yun Harbor, P.-P. Lin & Q. Wang 3201 (HKAS, NAS). Nei Mongol: Eerguna Zuo-qi, X.-L. Bai 939 (HIMC). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 6349 (HKAS, WUG). Shandong: Mt. Lao, C. Gao 34479 (HKAS, IFSBH). Sichuan: De-ge Co., S.-G. Wu 1069 (HKAS). Xinjiang: Ürumqi Co., S. He 951090 (MO). Yunnan: Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 58430 (HKAS).


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16. Bryum cyclophyllum (Schwaegr.) Bruch & Schimp.   圆叶真藓   yuan ye zhen xian
Bryol. Eur. 4: 133. 1839. Mnium cyclophyllum Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 2, 2(2): 160. pl. 194. 1827. Type: Germany. Bavaria.
Bryum tortifolium Brid., Bryol. Univ. 1: 844. 1827.

Plants soft, medium-sized, ca. 20 mm, rarely to 40 mm high, grayish to yellowish green or brownish, in loose tufts. Stems simple or branched. Leaves flexuous, sparse, twisted when dry, erect-spreading when moist, ca. 2.0–2.2 mm long, oblong-ovate to rounded-ovate or elliptical, obtuse at apex, narrowed, not decurrent at base; margins plane, entire, bordered by several rows of narrower cells; costae ending below the apex; upper leaf cells oblong-rhombic, 25–59 µm × 13–24 µm, thin-walled. Dioicous. Setae to 15 mm long; capsules pendulous, oblong-obovoid; exostome teeth yellowish below, hyaline above; endostome segments widely perforate; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the height of teeth; cilia 2–3, almost as long as the segments, appendiculate. Spores 12–15 µm in diameter.



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