Husnotiella Card., Rev. Bryol. 36: 73. 1909.
Plants small, dull, green to yellow-green above, brown below, in tufts. Stems erect, sparsely and irregularly branched, hyalodermis of somewhat enlarged, thin-walled cells, central strand present; rhizoids sparse. Axillary hairs with brown basal cell. Leaves lingulate to elliptic or ovate, erect, imbricate-incurved when dry, broadly channeled on ventral surface; apices rounded-obtuse to cucullate; lamina unistratose or with bistratose areas along the margins; margins entire, recurved to revolute to near the apex; costa subpercurrent, broad, spurred above midleaf, upper surface ventral cells of costa quadrate, guide cells and single (dorsal) stereid bands present, ventral surface cell layer of enlarged, bulging, papillose cells; upper and basal cells differentiated, upper cells rounded-quadrate to rhomboidal or oblate firm-walled, with 1–2(–3) large papillae, basal cells short-rectangular, firm-walled, smooth, alar cells not differentiated. Dioicous. Perichaetia terminal, perigonia gemmiform. Setae elongate. Capsules elliptic to cylindrical; exothecial cells rectangular, firm-walled; stomata in neck; opercula erect, obliquely short-rostrate; annuli vesiculose; peristome absent to rudimentary with erect, papillose teeth and basal membrane absent. Spores smooth. Calyptrae cucullate.