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Published In: Canadian Record of Science 6(2): 72. 1894. (Canad. Rec. Sci.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
Illustrations: Calliergon cordifolium (Hedw.) Kindb. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Calliergon cordifolium (Hedw.) Kindb. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
Habitat: on wet soil at marshy sites; alt. 390–2400 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Nepal, Greenland, Russia, Europe, North America, and Oceania.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Hai-lin Co., C. Gao 226 (IFSBH, MO); Ning-an Co., X.-L. Zhu 226 (PE); Mu-ling Co., C. Gao 13553, 13666 (both in IFSBH); Xiao Xing An Ling (Mt.), T. Cao 40291, Y.-H. Wu 1357 (both in IFSBH). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, K.-C. Lang 52 (PE), T. Cao & B.-Y. Yan 415 (IFSBH); Wang-qing Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Chang 8610, 8650 (both in IFSBH). Liaoning: Ben-xi Co., C. Gao & G. Liu 27 (IFSBH, MO), 55 (MO). Nei Mongol: Aershan City, C. Gao et al. 3291, 3335 (both in IFSBH); Da Xing An Ling (Mt.), L.-B. Xue 112 (NY). Xinjiang: He-tian Co., S.-L. Chen 432 (PE); Qing-he Co., R.-C. Ching 1409 (MO).


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 1. Calliergon cordifolium (Hedw.) Kindb.   湿原藓   shi yuan xian  


Plants robust, green or yellowish green, in loosely caespitose mats. Stems erect or ascending, to 7–15 cm long, loosely irregularly branched. Stem leaves distantly foliate, erect spreading, 1.8–3.5 mm × 1.0–1.6 mm, cordate to ovate-cordate, rounded, sometimes cucullate at apex; margins entire; costae single, subpercurrent, ending in a few cells below leaf apex; median leaf cells vermicular or linear-hexagonal, 10–20 times as long as wide; apical cells shortly ovate or rhomboidal, with a small group of hyaline, short, initial cells usually present near costa at apex, 4–6 times as long as wide; alar cells numerous, hyaline, thin-walled, extending close to costa at leaf base, not forming a sharply delimited group, more or less forming auricles. Dioicous. Setae 40–70 mm long, reddish; capsules 2–3 mm long, inclined, curved, cylindrical; endostome segments slightly carinate; cilia developed, 2–3, as long as the segments, nodulose. Spores 13–18 mm in diameter, roughened to finely papillose.


Canad. Rec. Sci. 6(2): 72. 1894. Amblystegium cordifolium (Hedw.) De Not., Comment. Soc. Crittog. Ital. 2: 289. 1867. Acrocladium cordifolium (Hedw.) P. W. Richards & E. C. Wallace, Trans. Brit. Bryol. Soc. 1(4): 25. 1950. Hypnum cordifolium Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 254. 1801. Type: Germany.


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