8. Bryum blindii Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G. 卵蒴真藓 luan shuo zhen xian
Bryol. Eur. 4: 163. 1846. Argyrobryum blindii (Bruch & Schimp.) Kindb., Bih. Kongl. Svenska Vetensk.-Akad. Handl. 7(9): 78. 1883. Type: Switzerland.
Plants small, up to 5 mm high, yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems short, with numerous julaceous branches. Stem leaves dense, ovate-lanceolate; margins plane or slightly recurved; branch leaves imbricate, shortly apiculate; margins plane, entire; costae percurrent to shortly excurrent, sometimes ending just below the apex; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, more or less thick-walled, gradually becoming narrower at margins, borders not differentiated; upper cells narrower, linear-rhomboidal to vermicular, more or less thick-walled. Dioicous. Setae 8–20 mm long; capsules ellipsoidal to nearly globose, 1.3–2.0 mm long, pendulous; neck shorter than urn; opercula semi-spherical, shortly rostrate; peristome teeth yellowish brown; endostome segments keeled, perforate; cilia 1–3, nodose. Spores spherical, 16–19 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.