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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 1: 74. 1859. (J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl.) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Bryum recurvulum Mitt. (Figs. 11–16.)
Map: Bryum recurvulum Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on soil; alt. 2000–5100 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Bhutan, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Hunan: Yi-zhang Co., C. Gao 881 (HKAS, IFSBH). Jilin: An-tuo Co., Koponen 36656 (H, HKAS). Shaanxi: Mt. West Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 6596 (HKAS, WUG). Shandong: Mt. Lao, C. Gao 34437 (HKAS, IFSBH); Mt. Tai, C. Gao 24023 (HKAS, IFSBH). Taiwan: Hua-lien Co., Shevock 14439 (CAS, MO). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 904 (HKAS). Yunnan: Ge-jiu Co., X.-J. Li 4704 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 1601 (HKAS); Jade Dragon Snow Mt., Croat 77644 (MO); Li-jiang Co., D.-C. Zhang 76 (HKAS).


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36. Bryum recurvulum Mitt.   弯叶真藓   wan ye zhen xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 74. 1859. Type: Nepal. Wallich s.n.
Bryum chrysobasilare Broth., Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 569. 1924, hom. illeg. Type: China. Yunnan, Piepun, Handel-Mazzetti 4758.
Bryum chrysobasilarioides Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 59. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Li-jiang Co., Handel-Mazzetti 4281 (holotype H).
Bryum leptoflagellans C. Müll, Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 96. 1896. Type: China. Shaanxi (Schen-si), Aug. 1894, Giraldi s.n.
Bryum noguchii Ochi, J. Jap. Bot. 31: 364. 1956.
Bryum recurvatum Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 59. 1929, hom. illeg. Type: China. Yunnan, Li-jiang (Lu-djiang) Co., Handel-Mazzetti 9777.
36a. Bryum recurvulum var. recurvulum   弯叶真藓原变种   wan ye zhen xian yuan bian zhong
Plants small to medium-sized, ca. 10–30 mm high, yellowish brown, slightly reddish, in loose tufts. Stems usually simple or sometimes branched by innovations. Leaves appressed when dry, not twisted, oblong-ovate to elliptical, shortly acuminate, ca. 2.5 mm long, cucullate above; margins entire, strongly recurved throughout, distinctly bordered by 2–3 rows of linear cells, yellowish brown; costae shortly excurrent; median leaf cells rhomboidal to linear-rhomboidal, 35–60 µm × 9–13 µm, slightly to rather thick-walled; basal cells nearly rectangular, reddish. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves triangular-lanceolate, ca. 1.2 mm long. Setae 12–22 mm long, curved, reddish brown; capsules reddish, horizontal to pendulous when dry, horizontal when moist, pyriform; neck short, deeply brownish; opercula cucullate; exostome teeth yellowish brown; cilia 3. Spores 8–12 µm in diameter.


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