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Published In: Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles de Neuchâtel 3(3): 48. 1846. (Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Neuchâtel) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Hypnum vaucheri Lesq. (Figs. 1–14.)
Map: Hypnum vaucheri Lesq. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on thin soil over rocks or trunks; alt. 2620–4100 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Mongolia, Russia, Europe, Africa, and North America.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Gansu: Mt. Qilian, Z.-D. Zhuo 10 (PE). Nei Mongol: Mt. Daqing, Z.-G. Tong 811, 836, 1375 (all in PE). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, M.-X. Zhang 37 (XBGH); Ning-shan Co., P.-C. Chen et al. 37 (XBGH). Xinjiang: Fu-kang Co., K.-J. Guan 4360 (MO, PE). Xizang: Between Ri-dong Co. and Cha-yu Co., M. Zang 5995 (HKAS); Chang-du Co., M. Zang s.n. (HKAS).
 
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Several forms of Hypnum vaucheri were reported from China, such as H. vaucheri fo. gracile Ando, H. vaucheri fo. julaceum Podp., and H. vaucheri fo. tereticaulis Ando. These forms are not treated in this study.

 

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20. Hypnum vaucheri Lesq.   直叶灰藓   zhi-ye hui xian
Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Neuchatel 3(3): 48. 1846. Drepanium vaucheri (Lesq.) G. Roth, Eur. Laubm. 2: 619. pl. 55 f. 3. 1904. Stereodon vaucheri (Lesq.) Lindb. ex Broth., Acta Soc. Sci. Fenn. 19(23): 127. 1891. Eurhynchium vaucheri (Lesq.) Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 5: 231, tab. 530 (fasc. 57–61 Mon. 15). 1854. Hypnum cupressiforme subsp. vaucheri (Lesq.) Bryhn, Kongel. Norske Vidensk. Selsk. Skr. (Trondheim) 1892: 221. 1893. Hypnum cupressiforme var vaucheri (Lesq.) Boulay, Musc. France 35. 1884. Stereodon cupressiformis subsp. vaucheri (Lesq.) Lindb., Musci Scand. 38. 1879. Type: Europe.
 
Plants medium-sized, 3–6 cm long, yellowish green or dark green. Stems creeping or ascending, irregularly or irregularly pinnately branched; branches flattened or subjulaceous, 3–15 mm long; in stem cross section central strand weakly developed, epidermal cells not enlarged, but thin-walled; pseudoparaphyllia few, foliose, serrate. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar, 1.2–1.6 mm × 0.4–0.6(–0.8) mm, falcate-secund, ovate-lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, shortly acuminate, concave, plane; margins plane, sometimes involute above, entire or serrulate above; costae double, short, sometimes single; median and upper leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 30–50 µm × 4–6 µm, somewhat thick-walled, porose; basal cells wider and shorter; alar cells numerous, subquadrate, in 10×16 rows, often with a row of hyaline cells along the margins. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves erect, broadly ovate-lanceolate, plicate, gradually acuminate, irregularly serrulate, costae indistinct. Setae 1.0–1.5 cm long, yellowish or reddish brown, twisted when dry; capsules inclined, cylindrical, 1.8–2.2 mm long, constricted below the mouth when dry; opercula conic, long-rostrate; annuli developed, in 2–3 rows; peristome perfect hypnoid, with (1–)2–3 cilia. Spores 12–20 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.
 
 
 


 

 
 
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