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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 5: 184. pl. 494 (fasc. 48 Monogr. 6. pl. 1). 1851. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Plagiothecium latebricola Schimp. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Plagiothecium latebricola Schimp. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
 
Habitat: on rotten wood; alt. 3600–3700 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Europe, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5362, 5371 (both in WUK). Sichuan: A-ba Co., S. He 31016 (MO). Taiwan: Mt. Tayuling, Liu et al. 4739 (MO).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Plagiothecium latebricola is characterized by the small and slender plants, the absence of a central strand, the erect leaves, and the symmetric, erect capsules.

 

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8. Plagiothecium latebricola Schimp. in B.S.G.   小叶棉藓   xiao ye mian xian
Bryol. Eur. 5: 184. 494. 1852. Leskea latebricola (Schimp.) Wilson, Bryol. Brit. 329. 1855. Hypnum latebricola (Schimp.) Hobk., Syn. Brit. Mosses. 160. 1873. Isopterygium latebricola (Schimp.) Delogne, Ann. Soc. Belge Microscop. 9: 141. 1885. Type: England.
 
Plants small, slender, bright green or yellowish green, glossy, in loose mats. Stems prostrate, often with ascending branches; central strand absent. All leaves erect-spreading, somewhat complanate, dense or sparse, narrowly ovate-lanceolate, 0.8–1.2 mm × 0.3–0.5 mm, concave, usually secund near apex; margins plane, entire, sometimes reflexed near leaf base on one side; costae very short, forked, or absent; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, 70–120 µm × 4–6 µm; apical cells shorter; basal cells shorter, broader; alar regions decurrent, in a triangular shape, consisting of (1–)2–3 rows of cells. Brood bodies often present at leaf apex. Dioicous. Setae 8–12 mm long; capsules erect, oblong-ovoid, symmetric, 1.0–1.2 mm long, smooth; opercula conic-rostrate, with blunt or oblique beaks; cilia absent or poorly developed. Spores 10–11 µm in diameter, smooth or minutely papillose.
 
 


 

 
 
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