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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 548. 1903. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Map: Pohlia atrothecia (Müll. Hal.) Broth. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil; alt. unknown.
Distribution: endemic to China.

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Chinese specimens examined: no specimen was seen.


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2. Pohlia atrothecia (C. Müll.) Broth.   红蒴丝瓜藓   hong shuo si gua xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 548. 1903. Webera atrothecia (C. Müll.) Par., Index Bryol. Suppl. 327. 1900. Bryum atrothecium C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 5: 167. 1898. Type: China. Shaanxi (Schen-si), Aug. 1896, Giraldi s.n.
Plants small, yellowish green, in dense tufts. Stems simple, short, slender, flexuose, nearly leafless below, caespitose above. Leaves dense, appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, ovate-lanceolate, asymmetric; margins distinctly recurved, serrulate near apex; costae strong, ending just below the apex, often projecting at backs; median leaf cells shortly rhomboidal, thick-walled; basal cells larger. Gemmae absent. Dioicous. Setae elongate; capsules suberect to inclined, pyriform, short and thick, curved, reddish brown, neck short. Spores small, spherical, pale reddish (descriptions adopted from the protologue, Müller 1898).
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