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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum, Supplementum Primum (2): 130. 1816. (Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: X.-J. Li (ed.) 2006 (Pl. 43, figs. 1–10).
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Map: Mnium spinosum (Voit) Schwägr. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Habitat: on humus, tree bases, rotten trees, or thin soil over rocks; alt. 2000–4000 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, India, Russia (Far East), Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Gansu: Yu-zhong Co., Z.-D. Zhuo 2, 6, 16, 29 (all in HKAS). Hebei: Dongling, L.-Q. Yu 25, 27, 96 (all in HKAS). Heilongjiang: Ning-an Co., Linxingzu 11 (MO); Yi-chun City, X.-L. Zhu 48, 137 (both in HKAS); Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), P.-C. Chen 289 (HKAS). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 1092 (HKAS, IFSBH), Vitt 34788 (ALTA, MO). Nei Mongol: Mt. Daqing, Z.-G. Tong 1526, 1574, 1579, 1582 (all in HKAS); Zhaomengkeqi, M.-Q. Ma 1125 (HKAS). Qinghai: Yu-shu Co., B. C. Tan 95-1636 (FH, MO). Shaanxi: Mt. Qingling, P.-C. Chen 382, 484, 504, 550 (all in HKAS); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5451, 5454 (both in HKAS). Sichuan: Da-jin Co., Z.-T. Guan 4536, 4788 (both in HKAS); Ma-er-kang Co., X.-J. Li 1222, 1473, 1541 (all in HKAS). Taiwan: Miao-li Co., Shevock 18099 (CAS, MO); Nan-tou Co., S. He 36266 (MO). Xinjiang: Fu-wen Co., R.-C. Qing 803 (HKAS); Mt. Tianshan, R.-C. Qing 004, 634 (both in HKAS). Yunnan: Li-jiang Co., J.-K. Yang 81-359 (HKAS).


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6. Mnium spinosum (Voit) Schwaegr.   刺叶提灯藓   ci ye ti deng xian
Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1(2): 130. 1816. Polla spinosa (Voit in Sturm) Brid. ex Loesk., Stud. Morph. Syst. Laubm. 129. 1910. Bryum spinosum Voit in Sturm, Deutschl. Fl., Abt. II, Cryptog. 11 [16] ic. 1811. Type: Germany.
Mnium caloblastum Broth., Ann. Bryol. 1: 38. 1928.
Mnium rubricaule Dix. & Sak. in Dix., Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 7: 109. 1934.
Plants medium-sized to rather robust, dark green tinged with reddish brown, in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple, 2.5–6.0 cm high, with reddish brown rhizoids at base. Leaves crowded at the top of stems, twisted when dry, spreading when moist, oblong-ovate, 4–6 mm × 2.0–3.5 mm, undulate, narrower at base, gradually acute at apex; margins distinctly bordered by 3–4 rows of linear cells, double-toothed; costae percurrent to shortly excurrent, with sharp teeth at back; leaf cells hexagonal in regularly diagonal rows. Dioicous. Setae clustered, 1.0–1.5 cm long, yellowish; capsules pendulous, ovoid-cylindrical. Spores not seen.


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