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Published In: Verhandlungen des Botanischen Vereins der Provinz Brandenburg 46: 199. 1905. (Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Scorpidium turgescens (T. Jensen) Loeske (Figs. 7–13.)
Map: Scorpidium turgescens (T. Jensen) Loeske (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)


Habitat: on wet soil along lakes and bogs; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China, Russia, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: Shangri-la Co., Long 24294 (E, S), Handel-Mazzetti 7128 (H, S).


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2. Scorpidium turgescens (T. Jensen) Loeske   大蝎尾藓   da xie wei xian 
Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 46: 199. 1905. Pseudocalliergon turgescens (T. Jensen) Loeske, Hedwigia 46: 311. 1907. Drepanocladus turgescens (T. Jensen) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1035. 1908. Amblystegium turgescens (T. Jensen) Lindb., Musci Scand. 33. 1879. Hypnum turgescens T. Jensen, Vidensk. Meddel. Dansk Naturhist. Foren. Kjobenhavn 1858(1–4): 63. 1858. Type: Europe.
Plants stout, thick, rather robust, yellowish brown, glossy. Stems erect or ascending, to ca. 20 cm long, usually simple, sometimes sparsely branched. Stem and branch leaves similar, erect or loosely imbricate, broadly ovate, 2–3 mm long, not or only slightly secund, somewhat concave, obtusely apiculate, cucullate at apex; margins entire or nearly so; costae double, ca. 1/3 the leaf length; upper and median leaf cells shortly linear, 35–40 µm × 5–7 mm, thick-walled; basal cells broader, shorter, thick-walled, porose; alar cells small, rectangular or nearly quadrate, often not inflated, thick-walled. Sporophytes not seen.
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