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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 55. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Splachnum ampullaceum Hedw. (Figs. 1–5.)
Map: Splachnum ampullaceum Hedw. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on peatland or wet grassland.
Distribution: China and widely distributed in the northern hemisphere.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Yi-chun City, Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), Z.-W. Ao 1575 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Greater Khingan Mt.), H.-F. Xie 1571 (HKAS). Sichuan: Nan-ping Co., S. He 30269a (MO); Ping-wu Co., Q. Li 10302 (IFSBH); Ya-jiang Co., S. He 31923 (MO). Yunnan: Bi-jiang Co., M. Zang 5951 (HKAS).

 

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1a. Splachnum ampullaceum Hedw. var. ampullaceum   大壶藓原变种   da hu xian yuan bian-zhong
Sp. Musc. Frond. 53. 1801. Type. Europe.
 
Plants small to medium-sized, (1–)2–4 cm high, soft, bright green, in loose tufts. Stems erect, often branched. Lower leaves smaller, upper leaves larger, obovate, distinctly narrowed at base, acuminate at apex; margins usually weakly undulate, dentate or serrate, strongly sharp-toothed on leaves from sterile stems; costa subpercurrent; leaf cells lax, large, hexagonal or oblong-hexagonal, thin-walled. Dioicous or rarely autoicous. Setae elongate, 5–6 cm long, reddish brown; capsules subcylindric, yellowish brown, apophyses turbinate, much broader than the urns, pinkish to pale purple; opercula hemispheric, blunt; annuli none; peristome teeth inserted nearly at the mouth, united in pairs when young, divided when mature, yellowish to orange-brown, densely papillose. Calyptrae typical as in the genus. Spores not seen.
 
 
 


 

 
 
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