21. PseudotaxiphyllumIwats. 拟鳞叶藓属 ni lin ye xian shu
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 63: 445. 1987.
Plants small to fairly robust. Stems prostrate, irregularly branched; in cross section epidermal cells small, thick-walled; pseudoparaphyllia absent. Leaves asymmetric, rhizoids present at base; margins plane, serrulate near the apex. Brood bodies present in leaf axils. Dioicous. Setae elongate, smooth; capsules suberect or horizontal; annuli differentiated; peristome double. Spores spherical, minutely papillose.