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Published In: Annales Botanici Fennici 5: 146. 1968. (Ann. Bot. Fenn.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Plagiomnium japonicum (Lindb.) T.J. Kop. (Figs. 6–10.)
Map: Plagiomnium japonicum (Lindb.) T.J. Kop. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil along stream sides or shady and wet forest ground; alt. 2000–4000 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Nepal, India, and Russia.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Huang, P.-C. Chen et al. 7350 (MO). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., P.-C. Chen 1699a (HKAS), M.-Z. Wang 860770 (MO). Fujian: Chang-ting Co., X.-L. Zhao s.n. (HKAS). Guizhou: Guiyang City, Guiyang Teacher’s College 70 (HKAS). Hebei: Xiang-zong-ping, Q.-W. Wang 1297 (HKAS). Heilongjiang: Shang-zhi Co., G.-Z. Wang 1043 (HKAS); Yichun City, X.-L. Zhu 3 (MO), X.-L Zhu 34a, 136, 139 (all in HKAS). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, 1980 Sino-Amer. Exped. 1060B, 1379C (both in MO). Jiangxi: Mt. Lu, X.-J. Li et al. 8994, 9068 (both in HKAS). Jilin: Lin-jiang Co., S.-E. Liu 1038 (HKAS); Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 1091, 1102, 1190, 1225 (all in HKAS). Shaanxi: West Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 6575 (HKAS). Taiwan: Ilan Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser. 5, No. 236] (MO). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., W.-H. Li 489, 490 (both in HKAS). Yunnan: Bin-chuan Co., M.-K. Cui 46b, 208e (both in HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 8085 (PE); Li-jiang Co., G.-M. Feng 9428 (HKAS). Zhejiang: West Mt. Tianmu, P.-C. Wu 7799, 7943, 7960 (all in HKAS); Heng-zhou City, J. Tang 2, 6 (both in HKAS).

 

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9. Plagiomnium japonicum (Lindb.) T. Kop.   日本匐灯藓   ri ben fu deng xian
Ann. Bot. Fenn. 5: 146. 1968. Mnium japonicum Lindb., Contr. Fl. Crypt. As. 226. 1873. Type: Japan. Senano, Maximowicz s.n.
Mnium aculeatum Mitt., Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 3: 167. pl. 51. 1891.
Mnium brevinerve Dix., Hong Kong Naturalist, Suppl. 2: 17. 1933. Type: China. Guangxi (Kiangsi), Kuling, Steward 4680.
Mnium decurrens Schimp. in Salm., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 34: 458. 1900, nom. illeg.
Mnium giganteum Sak., Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 63: 81. 1950, hom. illeg.
 
Plants medium-sized to rather large, dark green, in loose tufts. Stems prostrate, with dense reddish brown rhizoids at base; fertile branches erect, 2.0–2.5 cm high, radiculose below, densely foliate above; infertile branches creeping, curved, ca. 8.0 cm long, sparsely foliate. Leaves crisped when dry, spreading when moist, usually broadly obovate, 5–7 mm × ca. 3.2 mm, narrowed and decurrent at base, abruptly acute, ending with a long tip at apex; margins bordered by 3–5 rows of obliquely rectangular cells below mid-leaf, by 1–2 rows of differentiated cells above mid-leaf, serrate in the upper part of leaf margins, with 2-celled teeth; costae ending below the apex; leaf cells lax, large, irregularly pentagonal to hexagonal. Dioicous. Setae solitary, or 2–3-clusterd, 3–4 cm long; capsules elongate-ovoid, ca. 4 mm × 2 mm, pendulous.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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