Plants small, forming tufts or mats, glossy green to yellowish. Stems creeping to subascending distally, radiculose below; central strand absent;, rhizoids clustered. Leaves often homomallous, erect-spreading, ovate- to oblong-lanceolate, 0.5-2 mm long, to 0.6 mm wide, concave, weakly biplicate at base, apex gradually acuminate, bluntly rounded; margins plane above, at base reflexed on one or both sides, entire; costa absent; median cells rhomboidal-rounded, smooth, thick-walled; basal cells weakly porose; insertion cells golden; alar cells subquadrate to short oblong, little inflated, in 1-2 rows, golden-yellow. Autoicous. Perigonia bud-like; leaves ovate, acute. Perichaetial leaves similar. Setae rather short to elongate, ca. 2.5-8 mm long, erect to somewhat flexuose, smooth. Capsules, erect to suberect, urn obloid to ovoid-cylindrical, 1-2 mm long, constricted below mouth when dry and deoperculate; exothecial cells collenchymatous; stomata several at urn base, superficial; opercula conic long rostrate; peristome double, exostome teeth 16, hyaline, blunt, trabeculate, plate walls prominent on both surfaces; endostome basal membrane short, segments very slender, weakly keeled, lightly papillose, fragile and readily deciduous. Calyptrae cucullate, naked and smooth. Spores spherical to ovoid, lightly papillose.