5. Bartramia subpellucida Mitt. 毛叶珠藓 mao ye zhu xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 59. 1859. Type: Himalayas.
Bartramia gangetica C. Müll., Gen. Musc. Frond. 350. 1900, nom. nud.
Plants rather large, light green to yellowish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect, 4–6 cm high, usually simple, rarely branched. Leaves crisped when dry, erect-spreading and stiff when moist, distinctly and broadly sheathing at base, ca. 1 mm wide, abruptly narrowed and slenderly lanceolate toward apex, ca. 6 mm long; margins clearly revolute, serrate above mid-leaf; costae percurrent or ending below the apex; leaf cells slightly thick-walled, unistratose, transparent; upper and median cells rectangular, 12–20 µm × 5–6 µm; basal cells longer and broader, 40–60 µm × ca. 19 µm, smooth. Synoicous. Setae reddish, 10–20 mm long; capsules erect, nearly spherical or shortly broadly cylindrical, more or less symmetric, not furrowed when dry; mouth small; peristome single; exostome elongate, lanceolate; endostome segments absent. Spores not seen.