2. Hypopterygium fauriei Besch. 拟东亚孔雀藓 ni dong-ya kong-que xian
Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., ser. 7, 17: 391. 1893. Type. Japan: Textor s.n.
creeping; secondary stems erect, erect-spreading above, flatly branched, dendroid, ca. 4–5 cm high, ca. 3 cm wide with leaves, leafy branches loosely twisted at the base of secondary stems, rhizoids brown, tomentose in the axils of leaves. Lateral leaves
dense, crisped when dry, erect-spreading when wet, elongate-ovate or broadly ovate, asymmetric, ca.1.2 mm × 0.6 mm; leaf margins bordered by 1–2 rows of narrowly elongate cells, mostly serrulate from apex to base along antical ones; costa single, reaching 2/3 the leaf length; laminal cells rhomboidal-hexagonal, 22–40 µm × 13–20 µm; amphigastria oblate or ovate-rounded, symmetric, ca. 0.7 mm × 0.5 mm wide, with long acuminate apices; leaf margins bordered, minutely serrulate; costa ending below the apex. Setae
ca. 2–3 cm long, cygneous above; capsules generally reddish brown, ovoid, asymmetric, horizontal or inclined; opercula rostrate.