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Published In: Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 13: 402. 1903. (Beih. Bot. Centralbl.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang (eds.) 2005 (Pl. 15, figs. 1–8).
Map: Drepanocladus revolvens (Sw.) Warnst. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on wet soil; alt. 3200 m.

Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, Europe, and South and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: Dun-hua Co., C. Gao 7234 (IFSBH); Jiao-he Co., C. Gao 1494 (IFSBH), 1512 (MO). Nei Mongol: Gen-he, S.-E. Liu 8756 (IFSBH). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5662 (WUK). Xinjiang: Ake-tao Co., J.-C. Zhao 5721 (IFSBH); Bo-le Co., B. C. Tan 93-947 (FH). Yunnan: Huadianba, Jones 8 (MO).


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3. Drepanocladus revolvens (Sw.) Warnst.   扭叶镰刀藓   niu ye lian dao xian 
Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 13: 402. 1903. Amblystegium revolvens (Sw.) De Not., Comment. Soc. Crittog. Ital.. 2: 26. 1867. Harpidium revolvens (Sw.) C. E. O. Jensen, Meddel. Gronland 3: 322. 1887. Limprichtia revolvens (Sw.) Loeske, Hedwigia 46: 310. 1907. Scorpidium revolvens (Sw.) Rubers in Touw & Rubers, Natuurhistor. Biblioth. 50: 380. 1989. Hypnum revolvens Sw., Monthly Rev. 34: 538. 1801. Type: Switzerland.
Plants medium-sized to rather robust, green, brownish, or reddish brown. Stems prostrate, irregularly branched; rhizoids few, often occurring at base of costa; pseudoparaphyllia foliose; stem rounded in cross-section; cortical cells large, hyaline; central strand weakly differentiated. Stem leaves involute, 3.5–4.5 mm × 1.5–2.0 mm, slightly plicate, gradually narrowed from an ovate or ovate-lanceolate base to a long acuminate apex, straight at base, curved above; margins entire, rarely serrulate at apex; costae single, extending beyond mid-leaf; median leaf cells elongate, 60–130 mm × 4–8 mm, thin-walled, not porose, sometimes thick-walled, porose; basal cells broad, thick-walled, porose; alar cells 2–10, hyaline, inflated, without forming a distinctly defined group, rarely decurrent. Sporophytes not seen.


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