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Published In: Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden 82: 217. 1998. (Mem. New York Bot. Gard.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Drepanocladus sordidus (Müll. Hal.) Hedenäs (Figs. 1–7.)
Map: Drepanocladus sordidus (Müll. Hal.) Hedenäs (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)


Habitat: submerged in bogs; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China and Europe.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:


Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: Ning-an Co., C. Gao & T. Cao 40185 (IFSBH); Xiao Xing An Ling (Mt.), C. Gao 135 (IFSBH); Yichun City, C. Gao 327 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Gen-he, P.-C. Chen & C. Gao 881, C. Gao 968 (both in IFSBH). Yunnan: Shangri-la Co., Long 18705, 23631 (both in E, S). Xizang: Mang-kang Co., L.-Q. Li 76024 (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:


Drepanocladus sordidus is similar to D. sendtneri, but it differs from the latter by its slender costae, its dark-colored plants, and its thin-walled alar cells.


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5. Drepanocladus sordidus (Müll. Hal.) Hedenäs in W. R. Buck   细肋镰刀藓   xi le lian dao xian
Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 82: 217. 1998. Amblystegium sordidum (Müll. Hal.) Mitt., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 12: 571. 1869. Hypnum sordidum Müll. Hal., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 14: 457. 1856. Type: Europe.
Drepanocladus tenuinervis Perss. ex T. J. Kop., Memoranda Soc. Fauna Fl. Fenn. 53: 9. 1977. Drepanocladus tenuinervis Perss. in Lundh, Bot. Not., Suppl. 2(3): 135. 1951, nom. nud.
Plants large, brownish or blackish, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, up to ca. 30 cm long, irregularly pinnately branched. Stem leaves 3–4 mm × 0.8–1.2 mm, gradually acuminate from an ovate base to a long slender apex, often falcate-secund; margins entire; costae slender, 30–50 mm wide at base, reaching to upper part of leaf; median leaf cells flexuose, 75–150 mm × ca. 5 mm; basal cells shorter, thick-walled, porose; alar cells distinctly differentiated, thin-walled, often forming auricles. Sporophytes not seen.
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