Plants medium-sized, yellowish to dark green, not strongly glossy. Stems with stipe short to absent, secondary stems 2-4 cm, not julaceous when dry, irregularly branched, sometimes close, branches arching downward, , flagelliform branches frequently present, 2-5 cm, attenuate, with narrower smaller leaves; pseudoparaphyllia foliose, sometimes toothed, often blunt and broad. Primary stem leaves broadly or narrowly triangular; margins nearly entire; apex sometimes attenuate; ecostate or costa present; alar cells barely differentiated, region small, to 1/10 leaf length. Branchlet leaves ovate to ovate-lanceolate; margins toothed throughout, most strongly in apiculus; ; costa to 2/3 leaf length; alar cells usually shorter, except in shoot decurrent portion, region well defined, small, sometimes excavate, at marginal insertion. Seta 1-2 cm. Capsule 1-1.5 mm.