J Syst Evol ›› 1999, Vol. 37 ›› Issue (4): 403-406.

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Discovery of a moss family Schistostegaceae in Changbai Mountain, China

CAO Tong, FU Xing, GAO Chien, WU Yu-Huan, R.J.Belland, D.H.Vitt   

  • Published:1999-07-10

Abstract: The luminous moss, Schistostega pennata (Hedw.)Web. et Mohr belonging to the family Schistostegaceae was discovered from Changbai Mountain, Northeast China. The morphological characteristics, ecology and distribution of this species are described and dis-cussed.

Key words: Schlstostegaceae, Schistostega pennata, Changbai Mountain