8. Pseudoleskeopsis Broth. 拟草藓属 ni cao xian shu
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1002. 1907.
Plants robust, green to yellowish green, sometimes brownish green, dull. Stems creeping, with sparse rhizoids; branches dense, short, blunt; paraphyllia sparse, narrowly lanceolate. Leaves loosely appressed when dry, slightly secund, erect to spreading when moist, ovate to oblong-ovate, slightly decurrent at base, often obtuse at apex; margins plane, crenate or serrate; costa strong, slightly flexuous, ending below apex; leaf cells small, oval to obliquely rhomboidal, smooth or mamillose; basal cells gradually becoming shortly rectangular; alar cells quadrate to flatly quadrate. Monoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves erect, pale green, narrowly lanceolate, costa extending up to leaf apex or percurrent, cells smooth. Setae elongate, slender; capsules pendent or horizontal, asymmetric, oblong-ovoid to long-cylindrical, slightly curved, with obvious apophysis; annuli differentiated; peristome double; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate, yellowish, with dense transverse striae on outer surfaces, borders differentiated, lamellate on inner surfaces; endostome segments pale yellowish, finely papillose, folded, nearly as long as the exostome teeth, narrowly perforate or slit; basal membrane high; cilia 1–2, well developed; opercula conic, with short, blunt rostrum. Calyptrae cucullate. Spores small, finely papillose.