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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 1019, f. 736. 1908. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: P.-C. Wu (ed.) 2001 (Pl. 108, figs. 13–23).
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Map: Helodium paludosum (Austin) Austin ex Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Habitat: usually growing in alpine forest ground or bogs.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia (Siberia), and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: An-tu Co., Koponen 36574 (H, PE); Fenghuangshan (Mt.), X.-W. Kong 2274 (PE). Nei Mongol: Daxinganling, P.-C. Chen & C. Gao 956 (IFSBH, PE), 52°12´ N, 120°48´ E, X.-L. Bai 298 (MO, NY, PE). Sichuan: Song-pan Co., Redfearn 35458 (MO).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
general taxon notes:
The distribution of this species in China is very narrow, with only a few specimens collected.


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1. Helodium paludosum (Aust.) Broth. 狭叶沼羽藓 xia-ye zhao-yu xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1009. 1908. Elodium paludosum Aust., Musc. Appalach. 301. 1870. Hypnum paludosum Sull., Musci. Allegh. 6. 1846, hom. illeg. Type. U.S.A. Ohio, Columbus.
Plants rather robust, up to 6 cm long, yellowish to yellowish brown, in lax patches. Stems creeping and spreading, regularly pinnately branched; branches ca. 5 mm long; central strand undifferentiated; paraphyllia densely growing on stems and branches, usually filamentous, irregularly branched. Stem leaves appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, broad and concave at base, oblong to ovate, gradually acuminate, ca. 1.0–1.5 mm long, slightly plicate and decurrent; median leaf cells narrowly hexagonal, ca. 15–30 µm × 5 µm, thick-walled, finely papillose near the upper corners; apical cells elongate-rhomboidal. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate at the base, slenderly lanceolate toward apex. Sporophytes not seen.
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