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

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
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Illustrations: X.-L. Bai 1997 (Pl. 140, figs. 7–9).
Map: Calliergon sarmentosum (Wahlenb.) Kindb. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
Distribution:

Habitat: in bogs and alpine tundra; alt. unknown.

Distribution: China, Nepal, Russia, Europe, Greenland, North America, Central Africa, and New Zealand.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Da Xing An Ling (Mt.), H.-J. Meng 561 (MO); Ning-an Co., X.-L. Zhu 226 (MO); Xiao Xing An Ling (Mt.), C. Gao 1977 (IFSBH). Jilin: Chang-bai Co., K.-C. Lang 52 (MO). Nei Mongol: Eer-gu-na Qi (Co.), X.-L. Bai 809 (HIMC); Mt. Jieshan, X.-L. Bai 883, 886, 1997 (all in HIMC); Mt. Wufeng, P.-C. Chen & C. Gao 873 (MO).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
general taxon notes:

Calliergon sarmentosum is characterized by its purple-reddish plants and its weakly delimited alar cells. Rhizoids are often present on the costae and near leaf apex. Tuomikoski and T. Koponen (1979) treated this species under Sarmentypnum.


 

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 4. Calliergon sarmentosum (Wahlenb.) Kindb.   蔓枝湿原藓   man zhi shi yuan xian

Canad. Rec. Sci. 6(2): 72. 1894. Sarmentypnum sarmentosum (Wahlenb.) Tuom. & T. J. Kop., Ann. Bot. Fenn. 16: 223. 1979. Amblystegium sarmentosum (Wahlenb.) De Not., Comment. Soc. Crittog. Ital. 2: 289. 1867. Hypnum sarmentosum Wahlenb., Fl. Lapp. 380. 1812. Type: Norway.
 
Plants soft, purple-red, brownish, or blackish green, glossy, in loose mats. Stems suberect, to 15 cm long, irregularly branched, attenuate at tips, densely foliate; stem rounded in cross section; cortical cells more or less thick-walled, outmost cells small, thick-walled, in 2–4 rows, central strand weakly differentiated; pseudoparaphyllia foliose. Stem leaves erect, ca. 2.5 mm × 1.0 mm, elliptical to ligulate, involute above, rounded obtuse or apiculate, cucullate at apex, sometimes decurrent, forming small auricles at base; margins entire; costae ca. 5/6 the leaf length; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, thick-walled, 50–100 µm × 3–5 µm; apical cells shorter, often with a group of short, hyaline, thin-walled cells; basal cells thick-walled, often porose; alar cells hyaline, sometimes brownish, fairly large, not sharply delimited; branch leaves smaller, ca. 1.5 mm × 0.6 mm. Dioicous. Sporophytes not seen.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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