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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 4: 88 (fasc. 6–9. Monogr. 18). 1839. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 37, figs. 1–9).
 

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Map: Bryum uliginosum (Brid.) Bruch & Schimp. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on soil or thin soil over rocks; alt. 2100–4100 m.
Distribution: China and worldwide.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Nei Mongol: Oroqen Qi, X.-L. Bai 2860 (HIMC). Shaanxi: Feng Co., M.-X. Zhang 1020 (HKAS, WUG); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5718 (HKAS, WUG). Xinjiang: Ku-che Co., S. He 951217 (MO); Ürumqi City, J.-C. Zhao 93045 (HKAS, HBNU). Xizang: Dongjiula, M. Zang 5228 (HKAS); Long-zi Co., M. Zang 1024 (HKAS). Yunnan: De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 472 (HKAS); Rui-li Co., X.-Y. Jia 910151 (MO); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 84a (MO); Zhong-dian Co., H.-F. Xie 1981 (HKAS).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
general taxon notes:
The capsules of this species vary considerably. In northern China, the capsules are up to 6.5 mm long, elongate-pyriform, clearly curved, and the mouth of capsule is oblique and asymmetric; while in southwestern China, the capsules are often short-pyriform, straight, and the mouth is not clearly oblique and symmetric. Bryum uliginosum is also characterized by multi-stratose leaf margins (2–3 layers).

 

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43. Bryum uliginosum (Brid.) Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G.   垂蒴真藓   chui shuo zhen xian
Bryol. Eur. 4: 88. 1839. Pohlia uliginosa (Brid.) Wallroth, Fl. Crypt. Germ. 1: 219. 1831. Cladodium uliginosum Brid., Bryol. Univ. 1: 841. 1827. Type: Europe.
Bryum cernuum (Hedw.) Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 4: 84. 1839, hom. illeg. Cynontodium cernuum Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 5: 89. 1801.

Plants small, ca. 10 mm high, green, yellowish green or brown, in loose or dense tufts. Stems erect, branched. Leaves loose when dry, erect-spreading when moist, ca. 5 mm long, acuminate at apex; margins entire, not decurrent at base, bordered by several rows of linear cells, yellowish brown, 2–3-stratose; costae percurrent or shortly excurrent; leaf cells lax, thin-walled, oblong-hexagonal or shortly rhomboidal. Autoicous. Setae elongate; capsules horizontal or pendulous, elongate club-shaped to pyriform; neck as long as or shorter than urn; mouth oblique, asymmetric; exostome teeth yellowish brown; endostome segments broad; cilia absent or rudimentary. Spores 16–29 µm in diameter.

 
 
 


 

 
 
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