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Published In: Die Musci der Flora von Buitenzorg 4: 1372. 223. 1923. (Musci Buitenzorg) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 3/19/2009)
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Illustrations: Bartram 1939 (Pl. 20, fig. 348); Gangulee 1977 (Fig. 752).

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Map: Chaetomitriopsis glaucocarpa (Reinw. ex Schwägr.) M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/19/2009)
Habitat: on trunks or rotten logs.
Distribution: China, India, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, and New Guinea.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/19/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2839, 2981a (HKAS, MO). Yunnan: Jing-hong Co., Redfearn 33699a, 33731a (MO), W.-X. Xu 6612, 6778, 6815 (MO, PE); Meng-hai Co., W.-X. Xu 6089 (MO, PE); Meng-la Co., M.-Z. Wang 4054 (MO, PE); Si-mao Co., W.-X. Xu 6949, 11419 (MO, PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/19/2009)
general taxon notes:
The species was recorded from Taiwan (Redfearn et al. 1996), but no Taiwanese specimen was seen.


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1. Chaetomitriopsis glaucocarpa (Reinw. ex Schwaegr.) Fleisch. 灰果藓 hui-guo xian
Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1372. 1923. Campylophyllum glaucocarpum (Reinw. ex Schwaegr.) Fleisch., Nova Guinea, Bot. 12(2): 123. 1914. Campylium glaucocarpum (Reinw. ex Schwaegr.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1042. 1908. Stereodon glaucocarpus (Reinw. ex Schwaegr.) Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 115. 1859. Hypnum glaucocarpon Reinw. ex Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 3, 1(2): 228a. 1828.
Plants slender and elongate, up to 10 cm or longer, yellowish green, glossy, in dense tufts. Stems prostrate, pinnately to bipinnately branched, rhizoids clustered here and there. Stem leaves sparsely arranged, branch leaves similar, 0.7–0.8 mm × ca. 0.4 mm, broadly cordate-ovate, long slender to shortly acuminate, squarrose; margins serrulate nearly throughout to base; costae double, unequally forked (longer one never more than half the leaf length) or sometimes short to indistinct; leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 28–32 µm × 4–6 µm, projecting at upper ends. Autoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves plicate, slenderly elongate at apex. Setae slender, 2–3 cm long; capsules cylindrical, horizontal to pendulous; opercula conic, short-rostrate; annuli consisting of inflated cells, deciduous; peristome double; exostome teeth lanceolate, cross-striolate, with a median zigzag line; endostome segments narrowly lanceolate, pale, papillose, perforate; basal membrane high; cilia rudimentary. Calyptrae cucullate, sparsely pilose. Spores spherical, medium-sized.


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