17. Toloxis W. R. Buck 反叶藓属 fan ye xian shu
Bryologist 97(4): 436. 1994. Loxotis W. R. Buck, J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 75: 59. 1994, hom. illeg.
Plants thin, slender, soft, yellowish green, blackish brown when old, not glossy. Primary stems creeping; secondary stems elongate, pendulous, subpinnately branched; branches short. Stem leaves ovate-lanceolate, auriculate and strongly undulate at the base, long-acuminate and flexuose at the apex; margins serrulate nearly throughout; costae single, reaching above mid-leaf; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, pluripapillose with papillae arranged in rows; cells at auriculate base rhomboidal or rectangular; branch leaves similar to stem leaves, but smaller and narrower; axillary hairs consisting of one brownish basal cell and more than 10 short, hyaline, upper cells. Dioicous. Setae short, roughened; capsules shortly exserted, oblong-ovoid; opercula conic, obliquely long-rostrate; peristome double; exostome teeth lanceolate, mostly smooth; endostome segments linear, keeled, perforate; basal membrane high; cilia absent. Calyptrae cucullate, smooth. Spores spherical, finely papillose.
There are three species of Toloxis in the world (Crosby et al. 2000). One species is known in China.