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Published In: Hedwigia 76(5/6): 292. 1937. (Hedwigia) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: P.-C. Wu (ed.) 2001 (Pl. 37, figs. 7–13).

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Map: Myurella sibirica (Müll. Hal.) Reimers (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/26/2009)
Habitat: usually in bogs or on moist sandy soil in cold high land.
Distribution: China, Japan, Russia, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/26/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hebei: Mt. Xiaowutai, Q.-W. Wang 623, 821 (MO, PE); Mt. Xiling, Q.-W. Wang 1437, 1519 (PE). Liaoning: Feng-cheng Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 8459, 8462 (IFSBH). Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 10432 ((PE). Sichuan: Mao-wen Co., Redfearn 35542 (MO); Mt. Omei, C. Gao 19543 (IFSBH). Xinjiang: He-jing Co., S. He 951185 (MO). Xizang: Ding-jie Co., K.-Y. Lang 1157 (PE).


Notes     (Last Modified On 3/26/2009)
general taxon notes:


This species is very similar to Myurella tenerrima (Brid.) Lindb.; however, differs from the latter by its leaf cells with gross papillae.


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2. Myurella sibirica(C. Müll.) Reim. 刺叶小鼠尾藓 ci-ye xiao shu-wei xian
Hedwigia 76: 292. 1937. Hypnum sibiricum C. Müll., Syn. Musc. Frond. 2: 418. 1851. Type. Russia: Siberia.
Myurella gracilis Lindb., Meddeland. Soc. Fauna Fl. Fenn. 13: 254. 1886, nom. illeg.
Plants yellowish green, creeping, in loose tufts. Stems ascendant above, flagelliform, irregularly loosely branched; rhizoids tufted. Leaves cochleariform, concave, suddenly narrowed to a long apiculus or a short, linear acumen, up to 0.5 mm × 0.30–0.45 mm, constricted at base; margins irregularly dentate, incurved; costa short and double, forked or often indistinct; leaf cells hexagonal or rounded rhombic above, shortly elliptic at base; alar cells rectangular or rounded quadrate, each cell with single papilla. Dioicous. Setae slender, reddish brown; capsules oblong-ovoid, erect; opercula conic.


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