Plants yellowish or reddish. Stems 1-5 cm. Leaves imbricate or distal leaves divaricate when dry, spreading to recurved when moist, narrowly ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, distal lamina 2-stratose toward costa, 3- or 4-stratose at margins, 2-6.5 mm; margins coarsely doubly serrate distally; costa excurrent to long-excurrent, abaxial surface rough; inner basal laminal cells elongated oblong; distal cells short-rectangular to linear, to 45 × 3-7 µm, prorulose at both ends. [Seta 0.2-0.8 cm. Capsule 2-3 mm; operculum short-conic; peristome absent. Spores 23-28 µm].