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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 6: 41 (fasc. 52–56. Monogr. 3.). 1853. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: P.-C. Wu (ed.) 2001 (Pl. 37, figs. 14–20).

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Distribution     (Last Modified On 8/10/2011)
Habitat: on sandy stones or moist rocks in cold high land; alt. 1240–4900 m.
Distribution: China and widely distributed in northern temperate regions.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 8/10/2011)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Gansu: He-xi Co., S.-Z. Hu 1837 (MO, PE); Tian-zhu Co., Z.-D. Zhu 75 (PE). Hebei: Long-guan Co., Hebei Exped. Team 4533 (PE); Mt. Xiaowutai, C.-W. Wang 1227 (PE). Jinlin: An-tu Co., C. Gao 1195b (IFSBH); Chang-bai Co., C. Gao 7551 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Mt. Helan, Z.-G. Tong 20106 (PE). Sichuan: Ma-er-kang Co., Allen 6809 (MO); Nan-ping Co., Redfearn 35377c (MO). Xizang: Ba-qing Co., K.-Y. Zhao 49d (PE); Bo-mi (Zha-mu) Co., S.-G. Wu 1124 (HKAS); Chang-du Co., M. Zang 5304a (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 8/10/2011)
general taxon notes:
Morphologically, this species is close to Myuroclada maximoviczii; however, it differs from the latter by its small plants and indistinct, short costae.


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1.  Myurella julacea (Schwaegr.) Schimp. in B.S.G. 小鼠尾藓 xiao shu-wei xian
Bryol. Eur. 6: 41. (fasc. 52–54. Mon. 3). 1853. Leskea julacea Schwaegr. in Schultes, Reise Glockner 2: 363. 1804. Type. France. Villars s.n.
Myurella gracillima Kindb. ex Par., Ind. Bryol. Suppl. 253. 1900.
Myurella sinensi-julacea C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n. ser. 5: 206. 1898. Type. China: Shaanxi (Schen-si), in monte Kuan-tou-san, Mt. Qinling, Giraldi 2283d (isotype H).
Plants densely caespitose, in cushions, light green, weakly glossy, yellowish green when dry. Stems erecto-patent, branches erect or erecto-patent, stoloniform; rhizoids in tufts. Leaves rounded ovate or oblong, deeply concave, 0.4–0.5 mm × 0.30–0.35 mm, obtusely rounded or apiculate at apex; margins incurved, smooth or serrulate; costa inconspicuous, or short and double; upper leaf cells rhomboidal or rounded-oblong, lower leaf cells short, rectangular or rounded-quadrate, smooth or finely papillose; alar cells quadrate. Gemmae axillary, clavate, tufted. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves narrowly oblong, acute above, light gray. Setae up to 1.5 cm long, reddish brown; capsules shortly cylindrical or cylindrical; opercula shortly conic; exostome teeth lanceolate, conspicuously striate; endostome segments well developed, nearly as long as the teeth; basal membrane high; cilia 2–3. Spores 10–14 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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