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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum, Supplementum Tertium (1,1["Aulacomnium"]): 7. 1827. (Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 3) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Aulacomnium turgidum (Wahlenb.) Schwägr. (Figs. 18–21.)
Map: Aulacomnium turgidum (Wahlenb.) Schwägr. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on forest ground in cold mountains, sometimes in bogs; alt. 2400–2460 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Russia, Europe, North America, and Africa.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), C. Gao 151 (IFSBH). Jilin: Jiao-he Co., C. Gao 1005 (IFSBH); Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 22245 (MO), S.-E. Liu 1554 (IFSBH, MO), Vitt 34760 (ALTA, MO). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Greater Khingan Mt.), C. Gao s.n. (IFSBH); Man-gui, C. Gao 12775 (HKAS, IFSBH); Mt. Along, X.-L. Bai 764, 774 (both in HIMC). Xinjiang: Burqin Co., J.-C. Zhao 1802, 1805, 1815 (all in XJU). Yunnan: Zhong-dian Co., X.-J. Li 81-952 (HKAS).
 

 

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4. Aulacomnium turgidum (Wahlenb.) Schwaegr.   大皱蒴藓   da zhou shuo xian
Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 3(1): 7. 1827. Sphaerocephalus turgidus Lindb., Musci Scand. 14. 1879. Gymnocybe turgida (Wahlenb.) Lindb., Not. Sällsk. Fauna Fl. Fenn. Förh. 9: 85. 1868. Mnium turgidum Wahlenb., Fl. Lapp. 351. 1812. Type: Europe.
 
Plants rather large, yellowish green, in dense tufts. Stems thick, erect, 5–8 cm high, branched, with sparse rhizoids at base. Leaves imbricate, oblong or elliptical, 1.5–2.4 mm × 0.8–1.2 mm, strongly concave, rounded-cucullate at apex; margins plane, entire; costae more or less flexuous above, ending below the apex; upper leaf cells nearly isodiametric, thick-walled, unipapillose on both sides; basal leaf cells at the insertion rectangular, inflated, bi- or tri-stratose, smooth. Dioicous. Setae straight, ca. 2.0–2.8 cm long; capsules elongate-ovoid, slightly curved, ca. 2.0–2.5 mm long, inclined to horizontal; opercula shortly rostrate; peristome double; exostome teeth lanceolate, yellowish, densely papillose; endostome segments keeled, perforate, hyaline; basal membrane high; cilia 2–3, nodulose. Spores spherical, yellowish, 10–15 µm diameter, smooth.
 
 


 

 
 
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