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Published In: Chenia, Contributions to Cryptogamic Biology 6: 7. 1999. (Chenia) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Gangulee 1978 (Fig. 816).
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Map: Cyrto-hypnum microphyllum (Schwägr.) P.C. Wu, Crosby & S. He (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Habitat: alt. 3000 m
Distribution: China, Himalayan region, India, and Thailand.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, J.-X. Luo 86218a (PE); Baitonling, S. Ten 110 (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by its stems densely covered with paraphyllia, branches circinate when dry, and leaves squarrose when moist.


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5. Cyrto-hypnum microphyllum (Schwaegr.) P.-C. Wu, Crosby & S. He 小叶细羽藓 xiao-ye xi-yu xian
Chenia 6: 7. 1999. Leptohymenium microphyllum (Schwaegr.) Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond. Suppl. 3, 2(2): Index. 1830. Haplohymenium microphyllum Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond. Suppl. 3, 2(1): [unpaged]. Pl. 271. 1829. Type. India: Wallich s.n.
Cyrto-hypnum haplohymenium (Harv.) Buck & Crum, Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 17: 66. 1990. Thuidium haplohymenium (Harv.) Jaeg., Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen. Naturwiss. Ges. 1876–77: 251. 1878. Leskea haplohymenium (Harv.) Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Suppl. 1: 135. 1859. Hypnum haplomenium Harv., London J. Bot. 2: 21. 1843.
Cyrto-hypnum squarrosulum (Ren. & Card.) Buck & Crum, Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb.17: 67. 1990. Thuidium squarrosulum Ren. & Card., Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 38 (1): 31. 1900.
Thuidium brachymenium Herz., Hedwigia 65: 164. 1925.
Plants delicate, yellowish green, in small patches. Stems 1.0–1.5 cm long, creeping and spreading, irregularly branched to 1- or 2-pinnately branched; paraphyllia filamentous, densely on stems, apical cells sharp. Stem leaves remote, widely cordate or widely ovate, apex short, 0.5 mm long; margins serrate; costa ending below
leaf apex; leaf cells rounded hexagonal, unipapillose; branch leaves widely ovate, with a short apex, squarrose when moist. Autoicous. Sporophytes on main stems. Perigonial leaves concave, widely ovate, suddenly narrowed to a short lanceolate apex. Perichaetial leaves oblong-lanceolate, with a long acuminate apex; margins shortly ciliate above, ca. 1 mm long. Setae erect, curved above, 2 cm long; capsules oblong-ovoid, horizontal or declined, ca. 2–5 cm long; peristome double; exostome teeth lanceolate, hyaline near apex, densely papillose, trabeculate; endostome segments lightly yellowish; basal membrane ca. 2/5 the segment length; cilia 2, weak, short, nodulose. Spores large, 18 µm in diameter, papillose.
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