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Published In: Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 60: CCXXXI. 1913. (Bull. Soc. Bot. France) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang (eds.) 2005 (Pl. 64, figs. 1–9).

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Map: Rhynchostegium riparioides (Hedw.) Cardot (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on rocks; alt. 450–4400 m.
Distribution: China, and widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere.


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Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 860914 (PE), P.-C. Wu 21163 (MO, PE). Guangdong: Yang-shan Co., P.-J. Lin 459 (IBSC). Guangxi: Rong-shui Co., X.-L. He 00162 (MO); Xing-an Co., Exped. Team 1206 (IBSC). Hainan: Ling-shui Co., P.-Z. Zheng 398 (PE). Hebei: Dongling, L.-Q. Yu 408 (MO). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 416 (MO), 1980 Sino-Amer. Exped. Team 1261 (MO, PE). Hunan: Liu-yang Co., Exped. Team 590 (IBSC). Jilin: Mt. Laoyeling, C. Gao 1544 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Kuan-dian Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 6023 (MO); Mt. Qianshan, C. Gao 1896, 1964 (both in IFSBH). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang 144, 186, 404 (all in WUK); Mt. Taibai, S.-E. Liu 2272 (WUK); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang 3394 (WUK). Shanghai: Jin-shan Co., D.-K. Li 945 (SHM). Sichuan: Omei Co., Allen 6676 (MO); Tian-quan Co., S. He 32061 (MO); Wen-chuan Co., Redfearn 34866 (MO). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., Shevock 17969 (CAS, MO); Tai-chung Co., Shevock 18151 (CAS, MO). Xinjiang: Bur-qin Co., Q.-T. Jiang 379 (MO). Xizang: Ru-tog Co., X.-S. Zhang 47a (MO). Yunnan: Da-li Co., Redfearn & Y.-G. Su 1103a (MO); Si-mao Co., W.-X. Xu 11185 (MO); Xishuangbanna, W.-X. Xu 11185 (HKAS). Zhejiang: De-qing Co., P.-C. Wu 1226 (MO); Hangzhou City, Buck 23844 (NY).


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7. Rhynchostegium riparioides (Hedw.) Cardot in Tourret   水生长喙藓   shui sheng chang hui xian
Bull. Soc. Bot. France 60: 231. 1913. Eurhynchium riparioides (Hedw.) P. W. Richards, Ann. Bryol. 9: 135. 1937. Platyhypnidium riparioides (Hedw.) Dixon, Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 6: 111. 1934. Hypnum riparioides Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 242. 1801. Type: Germany.
Eurhynchium rusciforme Milde, Bryol. Siles. 312. 1869.
Platyhypnidium rusciforme M. Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1537. 1923, nom. illeg.
Rhynchostegium platyphyllum Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 5: 201. 1898. Type: China. Shaanxi, May 1896, Giraldi s.n.
Rhynchostegium rusciforme (Weiss ex Brid.) Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 5: 207. 1852, nom. illeg. Hypnum rusciforme Weiss ex Brid., Muscol. Recent. 2(2): 173. 1801, nom. illeg.
Rhynchostegium schottmuelleri (Broth.) Paris, Index Bryol. Suppl. 302. 1900. Platyhypnidium schottmuelleri (Broth.) M. Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1537. 1923. Hypnum schottmuelleri Broth., Hedwigia 38: 242. 1899.
Plants medium-sized, rather stout, dark green, in loose mats. Stems often prostrate, to ca. 4 cm long, loosely irregularly branched, occasionally with erect or ascending branches, sparsely foliate, sometimes naked; branches densely foliate, simple or with branchlets. Stem and branch leaves similar, broadly ovate, rounded or orbicular, 1.32–1.58 mm × 0.77–1.40 mm, broadly acute or apiculate at apex, strongly constricted at insertion; margins plane or rarely waved, serrulate nearly throughout; costae reaching above mid-leaf, not projecting at tips; median leaf cells long rhomboidal to linear, 68–100 µm × 6–7 µm, thin-walled; apical cells shortly rhomboidal; alar cells moderately differentiated, shortly rectangular or elliptical. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves lanceolate, costate. Setae ca. 10 mm long, reddish brown, smooth; capsules inclined, ovoid, dark green; opercula shortly rostrate, with curved beaks; endostome segments as long as exostome teeth, perforate; cilia short, reduced. Spores not seen.
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