1. Vesicularia ferriei (Card. & Thér.) Broth. 暖地明叶藓 ruan di ming ye xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1237. 1909. Ectropothecium ferriei Card. & Thér., Bull. Acad. Int. Géogr. Bot. 18: 3. 1908. Type: Japan.
Vesicularia apiculata Broth., Öfvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62A(9): 48. 1921.
Vesicularia cuspidata Okam., J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 36(7): 38. 1915.
Plants dark green, yellowish green above. Stems prostrate, curved, up to 10 cm long, subpinnately branched, branches flattened, 5–15 mm long, usually with branchlets; in stem cross section epidermal cells rather enlarged, thin-walled. Lateral and dorsal leaves of stems and branch leaves broadly ovate or elliptic, abruptly acute to apiculate, often incurved at base, ca. 2 mm × 0.8–1.3 mm, ventral leaves gradually and shortly acuminate; margins entire, more or less serrulate near the apex; costae double, short, weak; median leaf cells hexagonal or rhombic, 50–70 µm × 13–20 µm, thin-walled, lax; basal cells larger; alar cells hardly differentiated. Inner perichaetial leaves lanceolate, slenderly acuminate, concave, ca. 3 mm long. Setae 12–15 mm long, reddish brown; capsules inclined, ovoid, neck indistinctly developed, 1.0–1.2 mm × 0.8–1.0 mm, brownish; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; peristome double, hypnoid. Spores 9–13 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.