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Published In: Philippine Journal of Science 68: 106, 430. 1939. (Philipp. J. Sci.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: C. Gao (ed.) 1996 (Pl. 50, figs. 18–22, as Gymnostomun subrigidulum).

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Map: Hymenostylium recurvirostrum var. insigne (Dixon) E.B. Bartram (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/13/2009)
Habitat: on calcareous rocks or sandstone in alpine regions; also on thin soil over rocks in moist places.
Distribution: China, Japan, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/13/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Hai-lin Co., C. Gao 9242 (HKAS, IFSBH). Hunan: Sang-zhi Co., D.-K. Li 18405 (HKAS, SHM). Jilin: Chang-bai Shan (Mt.), C. Gao 7237 (HKAS, IFSBH); Jiao-he Co., C. Gao 1639 (HKAS, IFSBH). Sichuan: Tian-quan Co., S. He 32110 (MO); Wen-chuan Co., Y. Xuan 17824 (HKAS). Xizang: Long-zi Co., M. Zang 814 (HKAS); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2313, 2811 (HKAS); Shuang-hu, K.-Y. Lang 1356 (HKAS). Yunnan: Kun-ming City, Z.-M. Li 29 (HYUB).


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1c. Hymenostylium recurvirostrum var. insigne (Dix.) Bartr.  立膜藓硬叶变种 li-mo xian ying-ye bian-zhong
Philipp. J. Sci. 68: 106, 430. 1939. Gymnostomum insigne (Dix.) A. J. Smith, J. Bryol. 9: 279. 1976. Weissia recurvirostris var insignis Dix., J. Bot. 40: 377. 1902. Type. Scotland.   
Gymnostomum subrigidulum (Broth.) Chen, Hedwigia 80: 58. 1941. Barbula subrigidula Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 41. 1929. Type. China: Yunnan, Li-jiang Co., Yu-long Snow Mt., Handel-Mazzetti 6656 (holotype H).
Plants medium-sized, to 30 mm high, yellowish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect, usually branched; central strand absent. Leaves involute to contorted when dry, erectopatent when moist, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 1.1–2.0 mm × 0.3–0.5 mm, somewhat sheathing at the base, gradually acuminate toward a blunt apex; margins entire, more or less revolute; costa stout, percurrent; upper leaf cells rounded quadrate or pentagonal to hexagonal, 6–12 µm × 6–18 µm, pluripapillose, thin-walled; basal cells rectangular, 14–29 µm × 8–14 µm, smooth. Dioicous. Setae ca. 10 mm long, reddish; capsules erect, oblong-ovoid.
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