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Published In: Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 17: 67. 1990. (Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: Watanabe 1972 (Pl. 2, figs. 1–18, as Thuidium tamariscellum).

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Map: Cyrto-hypnum tamariscellum (Müll. Hal.) W.R. Buck & H.A. Crum (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Habitat: on forest ground, humus, tree trunks or moist soil; alt. 500–2500 m.
Distribution: China, Korea, Japan, India, Myanmar, and Thailand.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Mt. Lung T’au, Nat. Geogr. Soc. Cent. Exp. 12216 (as Thuidium rubiginosum, BM). Hunan: Wu-gang City (Wukang), Yun-shan, Handel-Mazzetti 11192 (BM). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, P.-C. Chen 187a (PE), K.-Y. Lang 303b (PE). Taiwan: Hua-lien Co., C.-I. Peng 83-71 (MO); Ilan Co., C.-I. Peng 83-47 (MO); Tai-pei Co., C.-C. Chuang 5426 (PE, UBC), M.-J. Lai 7330 (MO). Yunnan: Jing-hong Co., Redfearn et al. 34005 (MO); Kun-ming City, Handel-Mazzetti 516 (BM), Koponen 37524 (H); Meng-la Co., L. Zhang 492 (IBSC, PE).


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8. Cyrto-hypnum tamariscellum (C. Müll.) Buck & Crum 密枝细羽藓 mi-zhi xi-yu xian
Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 17: 68. 1990. Thuidium tamariscellum (C. Müll.) Bosch & Sande Lac., Bryol. Jav. 2: 120. 1865. Hypnum tamariscellum C. Müll., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 12: 573. 1854. Type. India: Nilghiri.
Cyrto-hypnum rubiginosum (Besch.) Buck & Crum, Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 17: 67. 1990. Thuidium rubiginosum Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 7, 15: 80. 1892. Type. China: Yunnan: Ta-long-tan, Delavay 4849 (holotype BM; isotype PC).
Cyrto-hypnum sparsifolium (Mitt.) Buck & Crum, Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 17: 67. 1990. Thuidium sparsifolium (Mitt.) Jaeg., Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen. Naturwiss. Ges. 1876–77: 248. 1878. Leskea sparsifolia Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 135. 1859.
Thuidium bipinnatulum Mitt., Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 3: 190. 1891.
Thuidium micropteris Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., ser. 7, 17: 367. 1893.
Plants soft, dark green to yellowish green, brownish when old, in thin, interwoven mats. Stems 2–4 cm long, regularly bipinnately branched; branches dense, 1–3 mm long; central strand present; paraphyllia numerous on stems, rarely on branches, filamentous, 1–3 cells long, apical cells 2–4, papillose. Stem leaves remote, slightly concave, broadly triangular to triangularly ovate, 0.3–0.4 mm, rarely 0.7 mm long, acuminate at apex; margins serrulate below, entire near apex; costa stout, ending near leaf apex, smooth or toothed on back; median leaf cells rhomboidal to oval, ca. 7–12 µm wide, multipapillose; branch leaves ovate to oblong-ovate, apex short, ca. 0.2 mm long, costa vanishing at 1/2–2/3 the leaf length; median leaf cells rounded quadrate to hexagonal, multipapillose, apical cells 2–4 long, papillose. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves widely ovate to oblong-ovate at base, suddenly narrowed to a lanceolate apex, serrate. Setae yellowish brown to reddish brown, 1.0–1.5 cm long, smooth below, roughened above;
capsules ca. 2 mm long, ovoid; peristome teeth similar to those of C. pygmaeum; endostome segments as long as the teeth; basal membrane 1/2 the height of endostome segments, keeled, perforate; cilia 2, nodulose. Spores ca. 15 µm in diameter, smooth.


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