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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. 9–15).

Map: Drepanocladus vernicosus (Mitt.) Warnst. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on wet soil in mountains; alt. 600–3850 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Gansu: Su-nan Co., S.-Z. Hu 1255 (PE). Hebei: Dongling, L.-Q. Yu 396 (MO). Heilongjiang: Fu-yuan Co., P.-Y. Fu & Y.-L. Zhang 8381, C. Gao & M.-X. Nan 6337 (both in IFSBH); Mi-shan Co., C.-S. Wang 3327 (IFSBH); Ning-an Co., Vitt 34931 (ALTA, MO); Shang-zhi Co., C. Gao 509 (IFSBH); Xiao Xing An Ling (Mt.), P.-C. Chen & C. Gao 300 (MO), C. Gao 3160 (IFSBH); Yichun City, C. Gao 3140, Y.-H. Wu 1365 (both in IFSBH). Jilin: Fu-song Co., Y.-L. Zhang 799 (PE); La-fa, C. Gao 1506 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Mt.), C. Gao 3384 (MO); Eergu-na Co., L.-B. Xue 754 (HIMC); Gen-he, P.-C. Chen & C. Gao 894 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Da-wu Co., Z.-T. Guan 7-03102 (MO); Xi-chang Co. (Ningyuen), Handel-Mazzetti 343 (S). Xinjiang: Bur-qin Co., R.-C. Ching 3130 (MO); Fu-yun Co., Y.-L. Li 654 (MO).


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7. Drepanocladus vernicosus (Mitt.) Warnst.   漆光镰刀藓   qi guang lian dao xian
Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 13: 402. 1903. Limprichtia vernicosa (Mitt.) Loeske, Hedwigia 46: 310. 1907. Scorpidium vernicosum (Mitt.) Tuom., Ann. Bot. Fenn. 10: 216. 1973. Hamatocaulis vernicosus (Mitt.) Hedenäs, Lindbergia 15: 27. 1989. Stereodon vernicosus Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 8: 43. 1864. Type: Europe.
Plants medium-sized to rather large, green, brownish, sometimes reddish brown, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, to ca. 8 cm long, pinnately branched, curved at tips of stems and branches; rhizoids few, often present at base of leaf costa; pseudoparaphyllia few, foliose; stem rounded in cross section; cortical cells small, thick-walled, in 1–2 layers; central strand absent. Stem leaves involute, 1.5–2.5 mm × 0.7–1.0 mm, slightly plicate, ovate at base, gradually narrowed to a short or long acumen, sometimes curved above; margins entire, only finely serrulate at apex; costae single, extending beyond mid-leaf; median leaf cells linear, 30–130 mm × 4–7 mm, curved, usually thin-walled, not porose, rarely thick-walled, porose; basal cells broader, shorter than median cells, thick-walled, porose; alar cells not differentiated, barely decurrent. Sporophytes not seen.




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