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Published In: Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Sitzungsberichte, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Abteilung 1 133: 569. 1924. (Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1,) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Ochi 1985, fig. 7, A–E.
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Map: Bryum leucophylloides Broth. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on calcareous rocks; alt. 4000 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

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Chinese specimens examined: no specimen was seen. The report was based on Ochi (1985).


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24. Bryum leucophylloides Broth.   白叶真藓   bai ye zhen xian
Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 569. 1924. Type: China. Sichuan (Setschwan), Yenyüen Co., Handel-Mazzetti 2379.
Plants very small, barely more than 2 mm high, silvery, in dense tufts. Stems extremely short, julaceous, densely foliate, branched by annual innovations, with dark brown rhizoids at base. Leaves imbricate, oblong-ovate, slenderly acuminate to piliform at apex; margins plane, nearly entire; costae shortly excurrent; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, sublinear to linear, upper cells hyaline; basal cells shortly rectangular. Dioicous. Setae ca. 7.0 mm long, dark reddish; capsules small, subglobose, sub-pendulous; opercula not seen; peristome double; exostome teeth lanceolate, ca. 180 µm long, yellowish brown, slightly papillose; endostome segments yellowish, slightly papillose; basal membrane high, ca. 1/2 the length of the segments, scarcely perforate; cilia rudimentary. Spores small, 7–10 µm in diameter, dark brown, slightly papillose.
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