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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1876–77: 369 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 2: 435). 1878. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Rhynchostegium pallidifolium (Mitt.) A. Jaeger (Figs. 1–7.)
Map: Rhynchostegium pallidifolium (Mitt.) A. Jaeger (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)


Habitat: on thin soil over rocks and tree bases; alt. 870–3500 m.
Distribution: China and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: He-shan Co., K.-H. Cai 924 (HSNU); She-xian Co., W.-F. Zheng 513 (HSNU). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 860087 (PE). Gansu: Baiyanglin, Huanghe Team 3788 (HKAS). Guizhou: Sui-yang Co., C. Gao 33780 (IFSBH); Wan-shan Co., L.-S. Kong 26-5 (GNUB, MO). Hainan: Haikou City, Yunnan Univ. 223 (IBSC), P.-C. Chen 820 (PE). Heilongjiang: C. Gao 211 (IFSBH). Henan: Lan-chuan Co., D.-Z. Tu 3183 (MO, PE); Mt. Jigong, J.-X. Luo 40 (MO, PE); Xin-yang Co., J.-X. Luo 87 (MO). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, K.-Y. Guan 80-2618 (HKAS). Hunan: Changsha City, C. Gao 122 (IFSBH); Mt. Wugang, T. Cao 42358 (IFSBH); Sang-zhi Co., T. Cao 42892 (IFSBH); Yi-zhong Co., Exped. Team 985 (IBSC). Jiangxi: Mt. Lushan, C. Gao 40835 (IFSBH); Mt. Sanqing, X.-M. Zhao 1362 (HSNU). Jilin: An-tu Co., Koponen 82 (H). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang 2023 (WUK); Mt. Taibai, S.-E. Liu 2272, Z.-P. Wei 4787, M.-X. Zhang 26 (all in WUK); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang 3266 (WUK). Shanghai: Jin-shan Co., D.-K. Li 9535 (SHM). Shanxi: Qin Co., Y.-J. Ling 85089 (MO); Yuan-qu Co., Y.-J. Ling 85010 (MO). Sichuan: Dujiangyan City, T. Cao 42990 (IFSBH); Mt. Omei, J.-X. Luo 266 (PE); Nan-ping Co., S. He 30240 (MO); Shi-xu Co., G.-L. Peng 5 (WUK); Tian-quan Co., S. He 32023a (MO, PE). Taiwan: Miao-li Co., Shevock 14350 (CAS, MO); Tai-chung Co., Shevock 18065 (CAS, MO). Xinjiang: Ürümqi City, R.-L. Hu 93585 (HSNU). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 3347 (MO); Nielamu Co., K.-Y. Lang 1165 (HKAS); San-an Co., M. Zang 1638 (HKAS); Zhunba, M. Zang 1268 (HKAS). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9051, Q.-W. Wang 6763 (both in PE); Kunming City, T. Cao 21280 (IFSBH); Kao-jia Co., Exped. Team 257 (HKAS); Meng City, Exped. Team 60 (HKAS); Meng-la Co., Redfearn 33753 (MO); Teng-chong Co., X.-J. Li 80-743a (HKAS); Wei-xi Co., X.-J. Li 412 (HKAS); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 76 (MO); Yuan-yang Co., M. Zang 734 (HKAS); Zheng-xiong Co., X.-R. Xu 11 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Sui-chang Co., R.-L. Hong 1674 (HSNU); Mt. Wuyuan, R.-L. Zhu 6 (HSNU).


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6. Rhynchostegium pallidifolium (Mitt.) A. Jaeger   淡叶长喙藓   dan ye chang hui xian
Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1876–77: 369. 1878. Hypnum pallidifolium Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 8: 153. 1864. Type: Japan. Kyushu, Pref. Nagasaki, Oldham s.n.
Plants medium-sized to rather robust, yellowish green, in loose mats. Stems prostrate, to ca. 5 cm long, densely or sparsely branched, loosely foliate; branches ca. 1.0 cm long, complanate, simple or with few branchlets, attenuate at tips. Stem and branch leaves more or less similar, broadly oblong-ovate, 2.16–3.15 mm × 1.08–1.22 mm, narrowly acute or shortly acuminate at apex; margins minutely serrulate above; costae reaching 1/2 to 2/3 the leaf length; median leaf cells long linear, 110–175 µm × 8–10 µm; basal cells shortly rectangular, lax; alar cells few. Perichaetial leaves lanceolate, slightly plicate, with a long filiform acumen. Setae elongate, ca. 20 mm long, curved, reddish brown; capsules inclined, elongate-ovoid; exostome teeth lanceolate; endostome segments linear-lanceolate, as long as exostome teeth; cilia long, 2–3. Spores not seen.


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