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Published In: Taxon 10: 24. 1961. (Taxon) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 1985 (Pl. 72, figs. 1–8).
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Map: Mielichhoferia mielichhoferi Wijk & Margad. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Habitat: on rocky soil in high mountains; alt. 4200 m.
Distribution: China, Russia, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Ya-dong Co., M. Zang s.n. (HKAS).


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3. Mielichhoferia mielichhoferiana (Funck) Loesk.   缺齿藓   que chi xian
Stud. Morph. Syst. Laubm. 126. 1910. Apiocarpa mielichhoferiana (Funck) Hüb., Muscol. Germ. 154. 1833. Weissia mielichhoferiana Funck, Crypt. Gew. Fichtelgeb. 24: 2. 1817 [1818]. Type: Europe.
Mielichhoferia mielichhoferi (Hook.) Wijk & Marg., Taxon 10: 24. 1961, nom. inval. Weissia mielichhoferi Hook., Musci Exot. 2: 101. 1819, invalid, orthographic variant.
Mielichhoferia nitida Nees & Hornsch., Bryol. Germ. 2(2): 183. pl. 41. 1831, nom. illeg.
Plants small to medium-sized, 10–30 mm high, green or yellowish, glossy, in dense tufts. Stems branched, with dense, brownish rhizoids at base. Leaves appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, rarely secund, 0.8–1.0 mm long, narrowly lanceolate or linear, abruptly acute; margins plane, sometimes recurved in the middle, serrulate above the mid-leaf; costae strong, percurrent; upper leaf cells rather thick-walled; median cells ca. 10 µm wide. Dioicous. Perichaetia and perigonia at the bases of stems and branches. Setae curved, 5–9 mm long; capsules erect or suberect, 1.5–2.0(–3.0) mm long, ellipsoidal or cylindrical when young, pyriform when old; neck short, thick; opercula conic, shortly apiculate; exostomial teeth irregularly linear, often paired, yellowish or brownish at tips, densely papillose. Spores 13–24 µm in diameter, smooth or minutely papillose.
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