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Hypnum subimponens subsp. ulophyllum (Müll. Hal.) Ando Search in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical Garden Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Botanical Magazine 79: 766. 1966. (Bot. Mag. (Tokyo)) Name publication detail
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Hypnum subimponens subsp. ulophyllum (Müll. Hal.) Ando (Figs. 1–17.)
Map: Hypnum subimponens subsp. ulophyllum (Müll. Hal.) Ando (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks and tree trunks; alt. 1200–2925 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, and North America.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: An-tu Co., Mt. Changbai, Koponen 36884 (PE). Taiwan: Ilan Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser. 2, no. 73 (MO)]; Nan-tou Co., S. He 36216 (MO).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This subspecies is characterized by its inflated, hyaline, and thin-walled epidermal cells in stem cross section, falcate- to circinate-secund leaves, and long costae up to the midleaf.
 
Hypnum subimponens Lesq. was reported from Taiwan by Kuo & Chiang (1987), Lai & Wang-Yang (1976), and Wang (1963, 1970). According to Ando (1972), this species does not occur in mainland China and Taiwan.

 

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17. Hypnum subimponensLesq. subsp. ulophyllum (C. Müll.) Ando   温带灰藓强弯亚种   wen dai hui xian qiang wan ya zhong
Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 79: 766. 1966. Hypnum ulophyllum (C. Müll.) Par., Ind. Bryol. Suppl. 251. 1900. Cupressina ulophylla C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 122. 1896. Type: China. Shaanxi, Mt. Kuan-tou-san, July 1894, Giraldi s.n.
Hypnum binervosum Dix., J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 39: 793. 1937.
Hypnum minutum (C. Müll.) Par., Ind. Bryol. Suppl. 204. 1900. Cupressina minuta C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 120. 1896. Type: China. Shaanxi, Mt. Kuan-tou-san, July 1894, Giraldi s.n.
Hypnum shensianum Ando, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 79: 765. 1966. Synonymized by Ando (1972).
 
Plants rather slender, yellowish green. Stems prostrate, ca. 2 cm long, pinnately branched, branches 3–4 mm long; in stem cross section with a layer of inflated epidermal cells, a central strand somewhat developed. Stem leaves falcate-secund, ovate-lanceolate, slenderly acuminate, often plicate; margins plane, rarely revolute above, serrulate near the apex; costa double, sometimes extending to midleaf; median leaf cells linear, 50–70 µm × 4 µm, basal cells shorter, thick-walled; alar cells somewhat differentiated, few, not clearly inflated, hyaline, thin-walled, sometimes a few quadrate cells above the alar cells; branch leaves circinate-secund, slightly concave; margins serrulate above, median cells 40–80 µm × 5µm. Dioicous. Setae elongate, ca. 1.5 cm long, pale yellowish brown; capsules cylindrical, horizontal, constricted below the mouth when dry; peristome perfect hypnoid, with 2–4 cilia; opercula and annuli not observed. Calyptrae not seen. Spores not seen.
 
 
 
 
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