Plants medium-sized, in loose tufts, green to light green. Stems to 8 cm, creeping to ascending, curved, terete-foliate, irregularly to regularly pinnate, branches to 10 mm, straight to curved, terete-foliate. Stem leaves appressed, imbricate, broadly ovate to broadly oblong, strongly concave, not or slightly plicate, 1.2-1.8 × 0.7-1.1 mm; base broadly short-decurrent; margins plane or recurved proximally, serrulate to subentire; apex broadly acute, often short-apiculate; costa to 20-70% leaf length, broad proximally, rapidly narrowing distally, terminal abaxial spine absent; alar cells 20-35 × 15-25µm, walls relatively thin, region distinctly or sometimes slightly differentiated, pellucid; laminal cells elongate, 25-110 × 5-8 µm; basal cells indistinctly broader and shorter, region in few rows. Branch leaves similar, in narrow branches much narrower; margins serrulate. Sexual condition autoicous. Seta reddish, 1.5-2 cm, rough. Capsule inclined, reddish to dark brown, shortly ovate-cylindric, slightly curved dorsally, to 2 mm. Spores 16-20 µm.