Plants gregarious or in tufts, yellowish; terricolous. Stem erect, 3-10 mm high, branching by subperichaetial, julaceous innovations; in section central strand small, cortical cells undifferentiated, in 3 rows. Leaves bract-like, distant below, crowded above, appressed to erect-spreading; ovate to ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, 0.8-1.2 mm long; apex occasionally apiculate; margins plane or narrowly recurved, entire. Costa weak, percurrent. Laminal cells irregular, quadrate to rectangular or rhomboidal; basal cells rectangular. Perichaetia terminal. Leaves erect; ovate to oblong-acuminate, 1.0-1.8 mm long, margins plane to narrowly recurved above, entire to slightly crenulate above. Costa weak, percurrent to short-excurrent, in section semicircular, cells undifferentiated. Laminal cells irregular, rectangular and rhombic to rhomboidal, 23-36 µm long; basal cells irregularly rectangular, thin-walled, hyaline. Spores 8-36 per capsule, irregularly rounded to tetrahedral, 130-210 µm, smooth, yellowish.