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Published In: Journal für die Botanik 1801(1): 27–30, pl. 2. 1803. (J. Bot. (Schrader)) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Cinclidium stygium Sw. (Figs. 6–10.)
Map: Cinclidium stygium Sw. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on rocks in wet places or bogs in high, cold mountains; alt. 2000–3500 m.
Distribution: China, Russia, Europe, and North and South America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: An-tu Co., C. Gao s.n. (IFSBH). Xinjiang: Mt. Tianshan, R.-C. Qing s.n. (HKAS). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9826, 9834d (both in PE).


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2. Cinclidium stygium Sw. in Schrad.   北灯藓   bei deng xian
J. Bot. (Schrader) 1801(1): 27. pl. 2. 1803. Meesia stygia (Sw.) Brid., Muscol. Recent. 2(3): 172. 1803. Amblyodum stygium (Sw.) P. de Beauv., Prodr. Aethéogam. 41. 1805. Mnium stygium (Sw.) Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. Fasc. 4: 181. 1838. Type: Sweden.
Cinclidium macounii Kindb., Rev. Bryol. 23: 21. 1896.
Plants reddish to dark brown, in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple, to 10 cm high, rarely branched, with dense rhizoids at base. Leaves distant, broadly elliptical or nearly rounded-ovate, ca. 5.5 mm × 3.5 mm, abruptly acute, apiculate at apex; margins entire, bordered by 2–5 rows of linear, thick-walled cells, with reddish brown color; leaf base abruptly narrowed, broadly and shortly decurrent; costae thick, reddish brown, percurrent or shortly excurrent; leaf cells nearly isodiametric or hexagonal to rhombic, obliquely arranged, ca. (20–)30 µm × 50(–60) µm. Autoicous. Setae solitary, ca. 3–6 cm long, yellowish brown; capsules ellipsoidal to shortly pyriform, pendulous; neck short. Spores 30–60 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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