Plants small, in lax to dense tufts, bright green, rufous proximally. Stems 1-3 cm, lax, simple or 2-fid, tomentose proximally. Leaves laxly erect to erect, sometimes secund when dry, erect-spreading when moist, narrowly triangular- lanceolate, 1-2.5 mm; margins narrowly revolute, serrulate nearly throughout, teeth single or paired; apex acuminate; costa excurrent, abaxial surface weakly papillose; laminal cells , prorulose, ; basal cells rectangular, shorter, broader than distal, to 45 × 12 µm; distal cells linear, 30-65 × 5-7µm. Specialized asexual reproduction absent. Sexual condition autoicous; perigonia gemmiform. Seta 1.5-3.5 cm, straight or flexuose. Capsule 1.8-2 mm. Spores reniform, 26-33 µm.