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Published In: The Michigan Botanist 3(2): 60. 1964. (Michigan Bot.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Platydictya jungermannioides (Brid.) H.A. Crum (Figs. 1–6.)
Map: Platydictya jungermannioides (Brid.) H.A. Crum (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on calcareous rocks, soil, and tree trunks, often in shady moist habitats; alt. 2675–3400 m.

Distribution: China, Japan, Caucasus, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Nei Mongol: Mt. Daqing, Z.-G. Tong 0960 (IFSBH). Shanxi: Yong-ji Co., J.-L. Li 11 (PE). Sichuan: Markam Co., Allen 6933 (MO); Song-pan Co., Allen 7294 (MO). Xizang: Long-zi Co., M. Zang 1238, 1303 (both in HKAS). Yunnan: De-qin Co., Long 23982 (E); Di-qing Co., Long 24152 (E); Li-jiang Co., Long 18808 (E); Meng-ku Co., Handel-Mazzetti 8004 (as Amblystegiella jungermannioides, E, H-BR, S); Shangri-la Co., Long 18634 (E).


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1. Platydictya jungermannioides (Brid.) H. A. Crum   细柳藓   xi liu xian
Michigan Bot. 3: 60. 1964. Amblystegium jungermannioides (Brid.) A. J. E. Sm., J. Bryol. 11: 605. 1981[1982]. Amblystegiella jungermannioides (Brid.) Giacom., Ist. Bot. Reale Univ. Reale Lab. Crittog. Pavia, Atti ser. 5, 4: 262. 1947. Hypnum jungermannioides Brid., Muscol. Recent. Suppl. 2: 255. 1812. Type: Europe.
Platydictya yuennanensis (Broth.) Redf. & B. C. Tan, Trop. Bryol. 10: 65. 1995. Amblystegiella yuennanensis Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 103. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Landsang- djiang (Mekong), Handel-Mazzetti 1488 (holotype H, isotypes E, S).
Plants small, delicate, soft, light green or yellowish green, glossy, in loosely caespitose mats. Stems prostrate, to 1.0–1.5 cm long, irregularly branched. Leaves erect-spreading to somewhat widely spreading, ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, 0.20–0.35 mm × 0.06–0.09 mm, acuminate at apex; margins serrulate throughout, more densely so near the base; costae absent or indistinct; median leaf cells rhomboidal, 20–40 mm × 6–7 mm; alar cells few, quadrate or rectangular. Dioicous. Sporophytes not seen.


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