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Published In: Musci Scandinavici 37. 1879. (Musci Scand.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: P.-C. Wu (ed.) 2001 (Pl. 37, figs. 1–6).

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Map: Myurella tenerrima (Brid.) Lindb. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/26/2009)
Habitat: on sandy soil or moist rocks in cold highland.
Distribution: China, Russia, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/26/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Nei Mongol: Mt. Helan, Z.-G. Tong 1293 (PE). Qinghai: Q.-C. Wu 276c (PE). Xinjiang: Tianshan (Mt.), R.-C. Qing 3597b (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/26/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is recognized by its slender plants with twisted and julaceously arranged leaves.


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3. Myurella tenerrima(Brid.) Lindb. 柔叶小鼠尾藓 rou-ye xiao shu-wei xian
Musci Scand. 37. 1879. Pterigynandrum tenerrimum Brid., Muscol. Recent. Suppl. 4: 132. 1819 [1818]. Type. Southern Switzerland: “in Helvetiae montibus.”
Hypnum moniliforme Wahlenb. var. apiculatum Somm., Fl. Lapp. Suppl. 62. 1826. Isothecium apiculatum (Somm.) Hüb., Muscol. Germ. 598. 1833.
Plants green or light green, weakly glossy, loosely caespitose . Stems creeping, slender, julaceous; irregularly branched, often curved, with rhizoids at base. Leaves imbricate, cochleariform, concave, ca. 0.6 mm × 0.3 mm, broadly ovate, long or shortly lanceolate, often curved at apex; margins incurved, serrate; costa absent or with inconspicuous single costa or short forked costae; leaf cells short and broad, hexagonal, ca. 9–10 µm in diameter, irregularly shaped at lower part; alar cells quadrate or rectangular, slightly thick-walled, each cell with a single gross papilla on the back. Perichaetial leaves widely lanceolate, sheathing at base, yellowish brown, serrate above. Setae 1.0–1.5 cm long, reddish brown; capsules erect, obovoid or shortly cylindrical; annuli consisting of 2 rings of cells, deciduous. Spores 12–16 µm in diameter, finely papillose.
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