Discovery of a moss family Schistostegaceae in Changbai Mountain, China
CAO Tong FU Xing GAO Chien WU Yu Huan (Institute of Applied Ecology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang 110015) Rene J. Belland Dale H. Vitt (University of Alberta, Edmondon, Canada T6G 2E9) )
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 discussed.