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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 63: 450. 1987. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Isopterygiopsis pulchella (Hedw.) Z. Iwats. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Isopterygiopsis pulchella (Hedw.) Z. Iwats. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on rotten wood; alt. 900 m.
Distribution: China, Mongolia, Russia, Europe, Africa, North America, and New Zealand.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 22397 (IFSBH). Xinjiang: Gong-liu Co., Mt. Tianshan, S.-M. Chen 24 (PE). Xizang: San-an-qu-lin Co., M. Zang 1554 (HKAS).



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2. Isopterygiopsis pulchella (Hedw.) Iwats.   美丽拟同叶藓   mei li ni tong ye xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 63: 450. 1987. Isopterygium pulchellum (Hedw.) Jaeg., Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1876–77: 441. 1878. Plagiothecium pulchellum (Hedw.) Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 5: 187, tab. 497 (fasc. 48 Mon. 9). 1851. Leskea pulchella Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 220. Pl. 55. f. 7–12. 1801. Type: Europe.
Plants slender, small, green or yellowish green, glossy. Stems prostrate, irregularly and remotely branched, branches suberect or ascending, moderately complanate; in stem cross section epidermal cells somewhat inflated, thin-walled; central strand developed. Leaves erect-spreading, sometimes secund, 0.8–1.0 mm × 0.2 mm, slenderly lanceolate, long-acuminate at apex; margins plane, sometimes serrulate above; costae double, short or absent; leaf cells linear, 65–100 µm × 5–7 µm, thin-walled, smooth; basal cells shorter; alar cells not or slightly differentiated, consisting of 1–3 quadrate or shortly rectangular cells. Brood bodies present on leaf axils; gemmae 3–4 cells. Autoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves sheathing at base, 1.0 mm × 0.35 mm. Setae 0.8–1.2 cm long; capsules ca. 1.0 mm long, erect, rarely arcuate or suberect; annuli developed, 2 rows, deciduous; exostome teeth 0.35 mm long; endostome segments 0.40 mm long; basal membrane 0.10 mm high, cilia short, nodulose or reduced. Spores 10–15 µm in diameter.


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