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Published In: Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 19: 504. 1869. (Verh. K.K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Splachnobryum obtusum (Brid.) Müll. Hal. (Figs. 12–21.)
Map: Splachnobryum obtusum (Brid.) Müll. Hal. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on rotten wood or wet soil.
Distribution: China, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Australia, Africa, Europe, and North, Central, and South America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimen examined: Yunnan: He-kou City, Mt. Manshan, H.-G. Guo 435 (HKAS).


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2. Splachnobryum obtusum (Brid.) C. Müll.   长叶短壶藓   chang-ye duan hu xian
Verh. K.K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 19: 504. 1869. Syrrhopodon obtusus (Brid.) Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 2(2): 106. 1827. Weissia obtusa Brid., Muscol. Recent. Suppl. 1: 118. 1806. Type. Hispaniola, Sto. Domingo, Poiteau s.n.
Splachnobryum geheebii Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 2: 472. f. 87. 1904. Synonymized by Arts 2001.
Splachnobryum luzonense Broth., Philipp. J. Sci. 8: 125. f. 70. 1913. Synonymized by Arts 2001.
Splachnobryum pacificum Dix., Rev. Bryol., n.s. 1: 12. 1928. Synonymized by Arts 2001.
Plants small to somewhat medium-sized, 0.5–1.5 cm high, dark green to yellowish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect or erect-patent, simple or rarely branched; central strand absent or poorly differentiated. Leaves small, sparse below, more crowded above, contorted when dry, erect-spreading when moist, lingulate or oblong-elliptic, 1.0–1.5 mm × 0.4–0.6 mm, rounded obtuse at apex; margins plane or more or less recurved on one side, entire or minutely crenulate; costa slender, ending just below leaf apex; leaf cells lax, thin-walled, upper cells nearly quadrate; median cells oblong-hexagonal; lower cells shortly rectangular and larger. Dioicous. Male plants minute; perigonia budlike, terminal or lateral. Setae slender, 5–7 mm long, yellowish; capsules shortly cylindrical, apophyses not developed or very weakly developed; peristome short, inserted below the mouth, rather brittle, reddish, papillose. Calyptrae small, cucullate. Spores spherical, 15–21 µm in diameter, finely papillose.
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