Luisierella Thér. & P. Varde, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 83: 73. 1936.
Plants small, blackish green. Stems erect, sparsely branched, sclerodermis present, central strand absent, sparsely radiculose. Leaves tubulose, incurved contorted when dry, spreading when wet, lingulate-lanceolate, concave, rounded to obtuse; margins unistratose, plane or erect-incurved, minutely crenulate by bulging cell walls, not bordered; costa subpercurrent, ventral surface cells quadrate-bulging above, elongate below, in cross-section guide cells and single (dorsal) stereid band present; upper cells mammillose-bulging on upper surface, plane to weakly convex, smooth on dorsal surface, rounded-hexagonal, basal cells abruptly enlarged, hyaline, rectangular, with thin, bulging walls forming a v-shaped pattern at the margins. Heteroicous; perichaetia terminal. Setae 1–2 per perichaetium, red. Capsules narrowly cylindric, erect to slightly curved, smooth, red; stomata in neck; opercula conic-rostrate; annuli well-developed; peristome present or absent. Calyptrae cucullate.