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Published In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien, Zweite Auflage 11: 483. 1925. (Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2)) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Loeskeobryum brevirostre (Brid.) M. Fleisch. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Loeskeobryum brevirostre (Brid.) M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

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Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks, on branches or on rotten logs.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, Europe, North and Central America, Pacific Islands, and North Africa.
 

 


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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Huang, P.-C. Chen et al. 7012 (PE). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, Z.-Q. Peng 21 (PE). Sichuan: Dujiangyan City, Y. Jia 07048 (PE); Mt. Omei, Allen 6536 (MO). Taiwan: Ilan Co., C.-C. Chuang 1892 (PE, UBC); Mt. Taiping, C.-C. Chuang 1947, 2051, 2065 (all in PE, UBC).

 

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1.  Loeskeobryum brevirostre(Brid.) Fleisch. ex Broth.   假蔓藓   jia man xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2), 11: 483. 1925. Hylocomium brevirostre (Brid.) Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 5: 178, tab. 493 (fasc. 49–51 Mon. 10). 1852. Hypnum rutabulum Hedw. var. brevirostre Brid., Muscol. Recent. 2(2): 162. 1801. Type: Europe.
 
Plants coarse, medium-sized, dull green, yellowish green or brown, in cushions or loose patches. Main stems creeping, secondary stems arcuate, irregularly or subpinnately branched, not branched at base; paraphyllia abundant, small, slender. Stem leaves loosely erect or erect-spreading when dry, erect-spreading when moist, 2.2–3.0 mm long, broadly ovate, or nearly ovate, somewhat sheathing at base, acuminate, twisted at apex, rugose, plicate below; margins plane, serrate above, serrulate near base; costae double, variable in length, 1/3–1/2 the leaf length; laminal cells elongate-oblong, smooth, thin-walled; basal cells pitted; branch leaves smaller than stem leaves, 1.2–1.8 mm long, ovate-lanceolate, round at base, not clasping. Setae 15–35 mm long, slender and twisted; capsules 2.0–2.5 mm long, reddish brown; opercula 1.0–1.4 mm long, thick, rostrate. Spores 15–20 µm in diameter, finely papillose.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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