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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 4: 237 (fasc. 21–22 Monogr. 9). 1844. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: P.-C. Wu & Y. Jia (eds.) (2004), Pl. 160, figs. 1–9.

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Map: Atrichum angustatum (Brid.) Bruch & Schimp. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on wet rocks along roadsides or forest ground; alt. 1500–2500 m.
Distribution: China, Europe, and North America.


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Chinese specimens examined: Hubei: Mt. Shengnongjia, Lyteun 80 (PE). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, P.-J. Lin 52 (PE).


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1. Atrichum angustatum(Brid.) Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G.   狭叶仙鹤藓   xia he xian he xian
Bryol. Eur. 4: 237 (fasc. 21–22 Mon. 9). 1844. Polytrichum angustatum Brid., Musc. Recent. Suppl. 1: 79. 1806. Type: USA. South Carolina.
Atrichum xanthopelma (C. Müll.) Jaeg., Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1873–74: 243. 1875. Catharinea xanthopelma C. Müll., Flora 56: 482. 1873.
Plants medium-sized, 1–3 cm high. Stems usually simple. Leaves oblong-lanceolate or narrowly oblong, 3–8 mm long, undulate, acute at apex, toothed at back in oblique rows, strongly crisped when dry, erect-spreading when moist; margins bordered with 1–2 rows of elongate cells, mostly double-toothed; costa subpercurrent; lamellae in 5–10 rows, (2–)5–11 cells high; median and upper cells small, irregularly isodiametric or rounded quadrate, lower cells quadrate or slightly longer. Dioicous. Capsules solitary, cylindrical, somewhat curved; opercula long obliquely rostrate. Spores small, spherical, 9–15 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.
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