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Published In: Annales Botanici Fennici 5: 147. 1968. (Ann. Bot. Fenn.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Plagiomnium vesicatum (Besch.) T.J. Kop. (Figs. 7–13.)
Map: Plagiomnium vesicatum (Besch.) T.J. Kop. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil walls near streams or forest; alt. 600–2500 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Russia, and Europe.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Huang, B.-Q. Zhong 3090 (HKAS). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 860298 (MO, PE). Fujian: Nan-qin Co., M. Zang 95 (HKAS). Gansu: Tian-shui Co., J.-M. Liu 10443 (HKAS); Yu-zhong Co., L.-M. Zeng 22 (HKAS). Guangdong: Guangzhou City, Metcalf 17387 (HKAS). Hebei: Beitai, Q.-W. Wang 714 (HKAS). Heilongjiang: X.-L Zhu 209 (HKAS); Yi-chun City, P.-X. Li 143 (HKAS). Hunan: Chin-Fung Shan, D.-S. Sin 405 (HKAS). Jiangxi: Mt. Lu, X.-J. Li 8940, 9135 (both in HKAS). Nei Mongol: Gen-he, X.-L Bai 1140 (HKAS); Mt. Da-qing, Z.-G. Tong 1696 (HKAS). Shaanxi: East Mt. Taibai, X.-J. Li 470, 530, 817 (all in HKAS); Mt. Hua, M.-X. Zhang 278, 333, 359, 373 (all in HKAS); Mt. Qingling, P.-C. Chen 149, 198, 355, 432 (all in HKAS). Sichuan: Ma-er-kang Co., X.-J. Li 976, 978a (both in HKAS); Mt. Omei, P.-C. Chen 5499b, 5715 (both in HKAS). Taiwan: Ilan Co., Shevock 18256 (CAS, MO); Nan-tou Co., Shevock 17933, 17972 (both in CAS, MO); Tai-chung Co., Shevock 18124, 18174 (both in CAS, MO). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., Q.-W. Wang 4584, 6523, 6632, 6659 (all in HKAS); Kunming City, W.-X. Xu 78 (HKAS); Xishuangbanna, W.-Q. Xu 11218 (HKAS). Zhejiang: West Mt. Tianmu, P.-C. Wu 7949, 8029 (both in HKAS).


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17. Plagiomnium vesicatum (Besch.) T. Kop.   圆叶匐灯藓   yuan ye fu deng xian
Ann. Bot. Fenn. 5: 147. 1968. Plagiomnium rostratum subsp. vesicatum (Besch.) Nog. in Nog. & Iwats., Bull. Univ. Mus. Univ. Tokyo 8: 265. 1975. Mnium vesicatum Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 7, 17: 345. 1893. Type: Japan. Mt. Aomori, Faurie 1339.
Mnium kiyoshii Okam., J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 38(4): 19. 1916.
Mnium vesicatum var. ellipticifolium Thér. & Sak. in Sak., Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 49: 766. 1935.
Mnium vesicatum var. fluitans Sak., Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 49: 766: 1935.
Mnium vesicatum var. latedecurrens Dix. ex Kab., Hedwigia 76: 49. 1936.
Plants rather large, green or yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems and branches creeping, 4–6 cm long, sparsely foliate, with dense, yellowish brown rhizoids. Leaves crisped and undulate when dry, spreading when moist, broadly ovate-elliptical or rounded-ovate, 4–8 mm × 2–3 mm, narrowed at base, obtuse, apiculate at apex; margins bordered by 3–4 rows of elongate cells, denticulate above, entire below; costae percurrent or nearly so; leaf cells rather large, irregularly hexagonal, thin-walled, not collenchymatous. Dioicous. Setae usually clustered, 2–3 cm long; capsules cylindrical, horizontal to pendulous; peristome double; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the height of the teeth; cilia 3, well developed. Spores 20–25 µm in diameter.


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