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Published In: Bryologia Universa 1(1): 684–685. 1826. (Bryol. Univ.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Bryum rutilans Brid. (Figs. 1–6.)
Map: Bryum rutilans Brid. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on wet soil or soil walls; alt. 3990–4100 m.
Distribution: China, Central Asia, Russia, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Nei Mongol: Mt. Helan, Z.-G. Tong 1360 (HIMC). Xinjiang: Ürumqi Co., S. He 951091 (MO).


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37. Bryum rutilans Brid.   橙色真藓   chen se zhen xian
Bryol. Univ. 1: 684. 1826. Webera rutilans (Brid.) Schimp. ex Par., Index Bryol. 1359. 1898, hom. illeg. Type: Europe.
Plants medium-sized to rather large, 20–30 mm high, brownish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect, branched at base. Leaves distant, erect, not twisted, broadly ovate, acute, 1.0–1.5 mm × 0.5–0.8 mm; margins entire, bordered by 1–3 rows of narrowed cells; costae ending below the apex or percurrent, reddish brown; upper and median leaf cells hexagonal or rounded-hexagonal, 24–58 µm × 18–32 µm, thin-walled; basal cells larger, rectangular. Dioicous. Setae straight below, curved above, reddish brown, ca. 15–20 mm long; capsules inclined, oblong-pyriform, ca. 2–3 mm long; neck as long as urn; opercula conic; peristome double; exostome teeth lanceolate, yellowish brown below, hyaline above, clearly bordered, densely papillose; endostome segments keeled, perforate; basal membrane high; cilia short, 2–3, nodose. Spores yellowish brown, 17–24 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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