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Published In: Contributio ad Floram Cryptogamam Asiae Boreali-Orientalis 247. 1872. (Contr. Fl. Crypt. As.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Noguchi 1991 (Fig. 353, A).


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Map: Lescuraea mutabilis (Brid.) Lindb. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks
Distribution: China, Japan, India, North Africa, Russia, southern Europe, and North America.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), Wu-ying Dist., C. Gao 0011724 (IFSBH).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is similar to L. saxicola, but differs by having elongate and thick-walled leaf cells.

 

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2. Lescuraea mutabilis(Brid.) Lindb. ex Hag. 多毛藓 duo-mao xian
Kongel. Norske Vidensk. Selsk. Skr. (Trondheim) 1908 (9): 53. 1909. Hypnum mutabile Brid., Muscol. Recent. 2 (2): 170. 1801. Type. Switzerland: Alps, without specific locality.
 
Plants small, soft, green, slightly shiny, in dense tufts. Stems creeping, slender, irregularly branched; branches short, simple; paraphyllia few, small, linear to lanceolate. Stem leaves lanceolate, acuminate, 1.8 mm × 0.45 mm, deeply plicate; margins recurved, dentate at apex; costa thick, strong, percurrent, smooth; median leaf cells sublinear, projecting at upper ends, 40–45 µm × 4–5 µm, thin-walled; alar cells distinctly differentiated, mostly quadrate to flatly quadrate, thin-walled, 8–12 µm wide; branch leaves similar to stem leaves, but rather smaller, upper costa dentate on dorsal side. Inner perichaetial leaves lanceolate, up to 1.3 mm long, from oblong-ovate base narrowed to a lanceolate apex; costa ending at middle; margins dentate above. Setae slender, 1.8 mm long, dark brown; capsules erect, oblong-ellipsoidal to cylindrical, 1.6–2.0 mm long, 0.55–0.60 mm thick; peristome double; exostome teeth lanceolate, 0.25 mm long, yellow or dark brown, transversely plicate below, hyaline, smooth above, lamellae low; endostome segments fragile, linear, ca. 1/2 the length of teeth; cilia absent or rudimentary; opercula with long rostrum, 0.5 mm long. Spores spherical, 16–22 µm in diameter.
 
 
 
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