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Published In: Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 7, 15: 91. 1892. (Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 7,) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Hypnum macrogynum Besch. (Figs. 1–13.)
Map: Hypnum macrogynum Besch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks, bases of trees, rotten wood or grassland, thin soil over rocks in forests; alt. 1170–4500 m.
Distribution: China, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, and Myanmar.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: X.-Y. Zhong 347 (PE); Nan-jing Co., Lu-xi, H.-T. Chen 2 (PE). Guangdong: Le-chang Co., G.-Q. Zeng 1405 (XBGH). Guizhou: Jiang-kou Co., Mt. Fanjing, C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 31351, 32326, 32615 (all in IFSBH); Lei-shan Co., Mt. Leigong, S.-Z. Jiang 10725 (IFSBH); Sui-yang Co., C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 32747, 32749, 33047, 33359 (all in IFSBH). Jiangxi: Mt. Lu, E.-Z. Bai 37036 (IFSBH). Shanxi: Ning-wu Co., C. Gao 30801, 30805, 30899, 30973 (all in IFSBH, XBGH). Sichuan: Dao-cheng Co., M.-Z. Wang 814231c (PE); Mu-li Co., Y. Xuan 100, 107, 219, 223 (all in HKAS), L.-S. Wang 83-1211, 83-1466, 83-1487 (all in HKAS); Xiang-cheng Co., X.-J. Li 3092b (HKAS), L.-S. Wang 81-2512, 81-3298 (both in HKAS); Yan-yuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 22413 (PE). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., M.-Z. Wang 12713d (PE); between Ri-dong and Cha-yu, M. Zang 6000 (HKAS); Lang-xian Co., M. Zang 1899 (HKAS); Lin-zhi Co., S.-K. Chen 344b (HKAS); Ri-dong Co., M. Zang 5507b (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 140 (HKAS); Zou-gong Co., D.-C. Zhang 7502, 7503 (both in HKAS). Yunnan: An-ning Co., X.-J. Li 81-94 (HKAS); Bai-sha River, L. S. Wang 85-370 (HKAS); Bi-jiang Co., M. Zang 5666 (HKAS); De-qin Co., X.-J. Li 81-1972, 81-2057 (both in HKAS), L.-S. Wang 81-2350 (HKAS), M. Zang 8788 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9497d (PE), A.-L. Zhang 27a (HKAS); Jade Dragon Snow Mt., L.-S. Wang 81-187, 81-201 (both in HKAS); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 85-700 (HKAS), Q.-W. Wang 3844c (HKAS); Tche-hay, Maire s.n. (MO); Teng-chong Co., J.-H. Peng s.n. (HKAS); Wei-xi Co., D.-C. Zhang 313 (HKAS); Yi-liang Co., S.-K. Chen 78-12 (HKAS); Zhong-dian Co., X.-J. Li 81-830, 81848, 81-1241 (all in HKAS), L.-S. Wang 81-1217 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by its branch leaves with revolute leaf margins and large capsules up to 4 mm long. This species has the largest capsules among the species in Hypnum.


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10. Hypnum macrogynum Besch.   长蒴灰藓   chang shuo hui xian
Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., ser. 7, 15: 91. 1892. Stereodon macrogynus (Besch.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1071. 1908. Type: China. Yunnan, San-tcha-ho, Delavay 2930.
Stereodon aduncoides (Brid.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1071. 1908. Hypnum aduncoides (Brid.) C. Müll., Syn. Musc. Frond 2: 295. 1851. Hypnum cupressiforme var. aduncoides Brid., Muscol. Recent. Suppl. 2: 219. 1812.
Stereodon flaccens (Besch.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1071. 1908. Hypnum flaccens Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 7, 15: 92. 1892. Type: China. Yunnan, Ma-eul-chan, 9 July 1889, Delavay s.n.
Stereodon zickendrahtii (Ren. & Card.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1071. 1908. Hypnum zickendrahtii Ren. & Card., Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 41(1): 116. 1905.
Plants rather robust, somewhat glossy. Stems up to 8 cm long, sparsely, but regularly pinnately branched, rarely bipinnately branched, branches ca. 1.7 cm long, gradually slender; in stem cross section epidermal layer not differentiated, three layers of cortical cells, thick-walled; central strand differentiated. Stem leaves falcate-secund, broadly ovate-lanceolate, ca. 1.7 mm × 0.6–0.9 mm, gradually acuminate, not cordate at base, plicate; margins plane, rarely revolute below, nearly entire or serrulate near the apex; costae short, double; basal leaf cells yellowish brown, alar cells not clearly differentiated, only consisting of one inflated, hyaline cell and 2–3 rows of smaller, quadrate cells near margins; branch leaves smaller, 1.0–1.5 mm × 0.4–0.6 mm; margins often revolute below; alar cells not clearly differentiated; median leaf cells linear, 40–60 µm × 2.5–3.0 µm. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves lanceolate, slenderly acuminate, plicate, upper margins plane, sometimes serrulate, ecostate. Setae elongate, ca. 4.7 cm long, reddish brown; capsules yellowish brown, suberect, cylindrical, ca. 4 mm long, slightly arcuate when dry; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; annuli developed, 2–3 rows. Calyptrae not seen. Spores not seen.


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