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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 188–189. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 40, figs. 1–6).

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Map: Mnium hornum Hedw. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Habitat: on soil in shady places or near streams; alt. 2000 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, Europe, North America, and northern Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., X.-Y. Hu 0518 (MO, PE). Shaanxi: Qingling, J. Huang Bo13a (HKAS).


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2. Mnium hornum Hedw.   提灯藓   ti deng xian
Sp. Musc. Frond. 188. 1801. Polla horna (Hedw.) Brid. ex Loesk., Stud. Morph. Syst. Laubm. 128. 1910. Type: Europe.
Plants rather large, in loose tufts. Stems erect, 4–5 cm high, simple, rarely branched. Leaves sparse, narrowly ovate or oblong-ovate, gradually acute, slightly decurrent at base; margins distinctly bordered, double-toothed; costae ending clearly below the apex, with large, sharp teeth at back; leaf cells regularly pentagonal or quadrate to hexagonal, uniformly thick-walled; lower stem leaves small, margins entire. Dioicous. Setae solitary, slender, 2.5–4.5 cm long; capsules pendulous, shortly cylindrical to ellipsoidal; neck short; peristome double; endostome segments perforate; cilia 2–3. Spores 25–35 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.
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