7. Brachymenium longicolle Thér. 大孢短月藓 da bao duan yue xian
Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève,, ser. 2, 26: 85. 1936. Type: India (Sikkim). Kurz s.n.
Plants small to medium-sized, 10–25 mm high, in dense tufts. Stems erect, with 2 or more innovated branches, forming rosettes at apex. Leaves on the upper part of stems large, strongly twisted when dry, spreading when moist, lower leaves smaller, plane, oblong-ligulate to spathulate, 2.2–3.0 mm × 1.0 mm, acuminate at apex; margins strongly recurved throughout, serrulate in the upper parts, borders differentiated by 1–3 rows of narrower cells, but not clearly differentiated in the apex; costae excurrent, ending in short awns; median leaf cells oblong-hexagonal, thin-walled, ca. 50 µm × 18 µm. Autoicous. Setae up to 30 mm long; capsules nearly erect, ca. 5 mm long; mouth small, neck narrowed. Spores spherical, 35–48 µm in diameter, coarsely papillose.