3. Fabronia ciliaris (Brid.) Brid. 八齿碎米藓 ba-chi sui-mi xian
Bryol. Univ. 2: 171. 1827. Hypnum ciliare Brid., Muscol. Recent. Suppl. 2: 155. 1812. Type. Switzerland: “in Helvetiae montibus.”
Fabronia octoblepharis Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1(2): 338. 1816, nom. illeg.
Plants slender, green or yellowish green, glossy, loosely or densely tufted. Stems creeping, ascending, irregularly branched; rhizoids in tufts. Leaves dense, erect or loosely appressed when dry, erect ascending when moist, 0.3–0.8 mm long, ovate-lanceolate, constricted at base, wider in the middle, gradually narrowed to a yellowish hair-pointed at apex; margins plane, irregularly dentate; costa slender, ending at 2/3 the leaf length, smooth on the back; upper leaf cells shortly rhomboidal, 20–40 µm × 8–10 µm; alar cells quadrate, in several rows. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves lanceolate, irregularly toothed above. Setae 2–4 mm long, straight or slightly curved; capsules 0.5–1.0 mm long, obovoid to shortly cylindrical, yellowish brown; peristome teeth in 8 pairs, brown or reddish brown, lingulate, irregularly striate. Spores 10–15 µm in diameter, smooth or finely papillose.