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Published In: Annales Botanici Fennici 10: 265. 1973. (Ann. Bot. Fenn.) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Rhizomnium parvulum (Mitt.) T.J. Kop. (Figs. 7–11.)
Map: Rhizomnium parvulum (Mitt.) T.J. Kop. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on humus, rocks, or thin soil over rocks; alt. 2000–3000 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, and Russia.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., P.-C. Chen 1631 (HKAS). Shaanxi: West Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 6119 (HKAS). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9940, 9941a, 11390b (all in PE).


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6. Rhizomnium parvulum (Mitt.) T. Kop.   小毛灯藓   xiao mao deng xian
Ann. Bot. Fenn. 10: 265. 1973. Mnium parvulum Mitt., Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 3: 168. 1891. Type: India. Simla, Griffith 143.
Rhizomnium minutulum (Besch.) T. Kop., Ann. Bot. Fenn. 5: 143. 1968. Mnium minutum Besch. ex C. Müll., Gen. Musc. Frond. 135. 1900, nom. illeg. Mnium minutulum Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 7, 17: 346. 1893.
Plants very small, in loose tufts. Stems erect, 3–5 mm high, not branched, sparsely foliate, with dense rhizoids at base. Leaves slightly crisped when dry, spreading when moist, broadly spathulate or obovate, ca. 1.5 mm × 1.0 mm, narrowed below the mid-leaf, rounded-obtuse and apiculate at apex; margins entire, bordered by 2–4 rows of elongate cells; costae reddish, percurrent; leaf cells rather small, orderly arranged, hexagonal or rectangular. Rhizoautoicous. Setae solitary, 1.2–1.5 cm long; capsules ovoid, ca. 0.8 mm × 0.3–0.5 mm, horizontal or pendulous, shrunk when dry; opercula conic, slender rostrate, ca. 0.2 mm long.


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