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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 33: 375. 1970. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Herzogiella turfacea (Lindb.) Z. Iwats. (Figs. 1–16.)
Map: Herzogiella turfacea (Lindb.) Z. Iwats. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)


Habitat: on rotten wood, tree trunks or rocks in forests; alt. 1400–3600 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guizhou: Sui-yang Co., C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 33834 (IFSBH). Jiangxi: Mt. Jinggang, E.-Z. Bai 37784 (IFSBH). Shaanxi: Hu-xian Co., M. Wang 255 (XBGH), Z.-P. Wei 4711 (XBGH). Sichuan: Xi-kang Co., Q.-W. Wang 6412 (PE); Ya-jiang Co., S. He 31966 (MO, PE); Yan-yuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 22833 (PE). Yunnan: Wei-xi Co., M.-Z. Wang 5957a (PE); Zhong-dian Co., H.-F. Xie 2088 (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is similar to Herzogiella seligeri in leaf shape, but differs in having shorter capsules (ca. 2.0 mm long) and complanate branches. The capsules are ca. 3.0 mm long, and the branches are not complanate in H. seligeri.


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5.  Herzogiella turfacea (Lindb.) Iwats.   沼生长灰藓  zhao sheng chang hui xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 33: 375. 1970. Sharpiella turfacea (Lindb.) Iwats., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 28: 203. 1965. Dolichotheca turfacea (Lindb.) Loesk., Hedwigia 50: 244. 1911. Isopterygium turfacum (Lindb.) Lindb., Contr. Fl. Crypt. As. 10: 252. 1872. Plagiothecium turfaceum (Lindb.) Lindb., Öfvers. Förh. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. 14: 124. 1857. Hypnum turfaceum Lindb., Bot. Not. 1857: 142. 1857. Type: Europe.
Rhynchostegium obsoletinerve Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 108. Pl. 4, f. 2–5. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Dali Co., Handel-Mazzetti 8699.
Plants slender or rather robust, green or yellowish green, glossy. Stems prostrate, 2–4 cm long, slenderly terete, curved, radiculose, irregularly branched, branches 5–10 mm long, arcuate; in stem cross section epidermal cells thin-walled. Leaves more or less complanate, rarely secund, 1.2–2.2 mm × 0.4–0.6 mm, ovate- or oblong-lanceolate, slenderly acuminate, concave at base; margins serrulate above, crenulate below; costae double, short or indistinct; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 45–80 µm × 4–6 µm, thin-walled; basal cells shorter; alar cells few, thin-walled, hyaline, rectangular or quadrate. Autoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves sheathing at base, recurved at margins above, abruptly slenderly acuminate, serrulate at apex. Setae slender, 1.5–2.0 cm long; capsules inclined or horizontal, shortly cylindrical, 1.5–2.0 mm long, symmetric, slightly arcuate; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; peristome double; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate, cross-striate below on the outer surface, trabeculate on the inner surface; endostome segments linear-lanceolate, perforate; cilia 3, nodulose. Calyptrae cucullate. Spores 10–12 µm in diameter, yellowish brown, minutely papillose.


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