Plants in lax to dense tufts, green to glaucous, sometimes yellowish green. Stems 0.5-8 cm. Leaves flexuose to crisped when dry, laxly erect to erect-spreading when moist, narrowly lanceolate to linear, 4-7 mm; base scarcely sheathing, shoulders well developed, firm; margins revolute, coarsely toothed distally, teeth paired; apex subulate; costa excurrent, prominent, distal abaxial surface rough; basal laminal cell walls thin; medial and distal cells 4-15 × 4-8 µm, prorulae high. Sexual condition autoicous or synoicous. Seta 0.5-2.5 cm, flexuose. Capsule inclined, globose to ovoid, asymmetric, 1.5-2.5 mm; operculum conic convex; peristome double; exostome teeth 375-450 µm, granulose-papillose throughout; endostome basal membrane high, segments somewhat shorter than teeth, finely seriate-papillose, cilia rudimentary. Spores 20-26 µm.