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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 34: 380. 1971. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Rhizomnium horikawae (Nog.) T.J. Kop. (Figs. 1–5.)
Map: Rhizomnium horikawae (Nog.) T.J. Kop. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on forest ground, soil walls or rotten trees in high mountains; alt. 2000–4000 m.
Distribution: China, Nepal, and India.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Mu-li Co., S. Yu 2342 (HKAS); Wen-chuan Co., Z.-S. Qin 20, 67, 85 (all in HKAS). Taiwan: Miao-li Co., M.-J. Lai 9899 (MO), S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser. 1, No. 43] (MO); Tai-chung Co., M.-J. Lai 8825 (MO), Shevock 18035 (CAS, MO). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., M.-Z. Wang 12780a (PE); Mo-tuo Co., S.-G. Wu 7439 (HKAS). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 555, 5919 (both in HKAS); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 4117, 80228 (both in HKAS); Wei-xi Co., J.-X. Xi 229 (HKAS).


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3. Rhizomnium horikawae(Nog.) T. Kop.   薄边毛灯藓   bao bian mao deng xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 34: 380. 1971. Rhizomnium punctatum (Hedw.) T. Kop. subsp. horikawae (Nog.) Nog. in Nog. & Iwats., Bull. Univ. Mus. Univ. Tokyo 8: 265. 1975. Mnium punctatum Hedw. var. horikawae (Nog.) Nog. in H. Hara, Fl. E. Himalaya 1: 562. 1966. Mnium horikawae Nog., Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Taiwan 24: 290. 1934. Type: China. Taiwan, Taihoku, Mt. Taihei, Noguchi 6510.
Mnium punctatum var. reflexifolium Kab., Hedwigia 76: 64. 1936.
Mnium reflexifolium C. Müll., Gen. Musc. Frond. 134. 1900, nom. nud.
Plants stiff, rather robust, green, not glossy, in dense tufts. Stems simple, erect, ca. 3–6 cm high, with dense, brownish rhizoids at base. Leaves crowded at stem apex, flexuous when dry, spreading when moist, plane, not undulate, broadly obovate or broadly elliptical, ca. 7.0 mm × 5.0 mm, narrowed and not decurrent at base, rounded to obtuse or apiculate at apex; margins plane, entire, slightly yellowish, bordered by 3–5 rows of elongate cells; costae ending just below the apex; leaf cells transparent, hexagonal, median cells 90–110 µm × 66–95 µm, juxtacostael cells larger, cells becoming much smaller near the margins; marginal cells linear, 140–190 µm × 7–9 µm, irregularly thickened, clearly porose. Dioicous. Setae solitary, 1.8–4.0 cm long; capsules ovoid-cylindrical, 3–4 mm × 1.3–1.5 mm, horizontal or pendulous.


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