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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 549. 1903. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: X.-L. Bai 1997 (Pl. 81, figs. 12–16).

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Map: Pohlia sphagnicola (Bruch & Schimp.) Broth. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on rotten trees or in bogs; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China, Russia, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Nei Mongol: Ge-he, Mt. Wu-feng, C. Gao 3510 (IFSBH).


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22. Pohlia sphagnicola (Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G.) Broth.   大丝瓜藓   da si gua xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 549. 1903. Bryum sphagnicola Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 4: 156. pl. 349. 1846. Type: Europe.
Plants small to medium-sized, 10–20 mm high, yellowish green, not glossy, in loose or dense tufts. Stems reddish, erect, often branched at base. Leaves erect, appressed when dry, spreading when moist, ovate-lanceolate or narrowly lanceolate, 1.5–3.0 mm long, acute or acuminate at apex; margins plane or slightly recurved; costae strong, percurrent or shortly excurrent; median cells narrowly rhomboidal, 35–60 µm × 8–10 µm, thick-walled. Gemmae absent. Dioicous. Setae slender, curved, yellowish or reddish brown, 1.5–3.5 cm long; capsules inclined, pyriform, ca. 2–3 mm long, neck short; opercula conic, bluntly apiculate; peristome double; exostome teeth yellowish, papillose, borders differentiated; endostome segments slender, keeled, perforate; basal membrane high; cilia 2–3, nodose. Spores yellowish, 18–21 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.
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