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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 6: 36. 558 (fasc. 52–56 Mon. 6. 1). 1853. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Camptothecium lutescens (Hedw.) Schimp. (Figs. 12–20.)
Map: Camptothecium lutescens (Hedw.) Schimp. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on rocks, tree trunks, soil, and rotten wood; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China, Central Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hebei: Dongling, L.-Q. Yu 337 (MO, PE). Heilongjiang: Shuangzi River, C. Gao 621 (IFSBH). Jiangxi: Mt. Lushan, P.-C. Chen 163 (MO, PE); Mt. Sanqing, X.-M. Zhao 532, 736, 1678 (all in HSNU). Jilin: Jing-yu Co., S.-E. Liu 1176 (MO), P.-C. Chen 1176 (PE); Laoyeling (Mt.), D.-Z. Huang 148 (PE), C. Gao 919 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Kuan-dian Co., T. Cao & S.-Z. Wang 38795 (IFSBH); Mt. Qianshan, C. Gao 1949 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Mt.), D.-Z. Huang 148 (MO); Genhe, D.-Z. Huang 324 (MO, PE). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang 138 (WUK); Hu Co., M. Wang 472, Z.-P. Wei 4485 (both in WUK); Mt. Taibai, M.-X. Zhang 28 (WUK); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang 4041 (WUK). Xinjiang: Gong-liu Co., S.-L. Chen 030 (PE); Nikele Co., J.-C. Zhao 3736 (XJU). Xizang: Cuo-na Co., S.-K. Chen 5125 (HKAS); Lang Co., M. Zang 1906 (HKAS); Sananqulin, M. Zang 1454, 1525, 1640 (all in HKAS). Yunnan: Da-li Co., X.-Y. Jia 910169 (IFSBH, MO). Zhejiang: Mt. Wuyuan, R.-L. Zhu 199, 346 (both in HSNU); Sui-chang Co., Z.-L. Liu 1015, 1735, 1950, R.-L. Hong 1680 (all in HSNU).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
Camptothecium lutescens differs from C. auriculatum by its nearly truncate leaf bases that are not auriculate.


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2. Camptothecium lutescens (Hedw.) Schimp. in B.S.G.   斜蒴藓   xie shuo xian
Bryol. Eur. 6: 36. pl. 558. 1853. Homalothecium lutescens (Hedw.) H. Rob., Bryologist 65: 98. 1962[1963]. Brachythecium lutescens (Hedw.) De Not., Comment. Soc. Crittog. Ital. 2: 285. 1867. Hypnum lutescens Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 274. 1801. Type: Europe.
Plants rather large, yellowish green, in large, dense mats. Stems prostrate, irregularly pinnately branched, often with slender, elongate branches, 5–7 cm long, sometimes with branchlets, ca. 7–10 mm long, attenuate at tips. Stem and branch leaves similar, dense, erect-spreading, narrowly ovate-lanceolate, 1.67–1.81 mm × 0.45–0.59 mm, multi-plicate, gradually acuminate, sometimes cordate, often truncate at leaf base; margins serrate; costae slender, nearly percurrent; median leaf cells linear, 50–75 µm × 3.5–4.0 µm; alar cells in a small group, not extending close to costa at leaf base, quadrate to hexagonal. Sporophytes not seen.


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