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Published In: Verhandlungen des Botanischen Vereins für die Provinz Brandenburg und die Angrenzenden Länder 46: 198. 1905. (Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Illustrations: R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang (eds.) 2005 (Pl. 8, figs. 1–9).

Map: Hygrohypnum alpestre (Hedw.) Loeske (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on wet rocks in streams; alt. 1860–3600 m.
Distribution: China, Russia, Europe, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Henan: Tong-bai Co., Xixang Normal College 0171 (MO). Liaoning: Kuan-dian Co., T. Cao & S.-Z. Wang 3888, 38883 (both in IFSBH). Shaanxi: Mt. Qinling, P.-C. Chen et al. 258 (PE, WUK); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5690 (NY); Zhou-zhi Co., M.-X. Zhang 454 (WUK).

 

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1. Hygrohypnum alpestre (Hedw.) Loeske   高山水灰藓   gao shan shui hui xian
Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 46: 198. 1905. Hypnum alpestre Sw. ex Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 247. 1801. Type: Norway.
 
Plants medium-sized, green or yellowish brown, glossy. Stems prostrate, to 3 cm long, irregularly branched; stem elliptical in cross section; cortical cells small, thick-walled, in 1–3 layers; central strand weakly differentiated; pseudoparaphyllia foliose. Stem leaves erect, oblong or broadly oblong, 1.5–2.0 mm × 0.2–0.3 mm, obtuse or acute, sometimes cucullate at apex; margins entire or serrulate near apex; costae short, double; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, 4–6 times as long as wide; alar cells subquadrate, forming a distinctly delimited group. Autoicous. Sporophytes not seen.
 

 

 
 


 

 
 
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