23. Entodon schensianus Müll. Hal. 陕西绢藓 shaan xi juan xian
Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 109. 1896. Cylindrothecium schensianum (Müll. Hal.) Paris, Index Bryol. Suppl. 110. 1900. Type: China. Shaanxi, Jul. 1894, Giraldi s.n.
Cylindrothecium rostrifolium (Müll. Hal.) Paris, Index Bryol. Suppl. 110. 1900. Entodon rostrifolius Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 4: 264. 1897. Type: China. Shaanxi, Sikutui-san, Giraldi 2004 (isotype H).
Plants medium-sized, yellowish green, glossy, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, to 2–5 cm long, subpinnately branched; branches densely foliate, more or less complanate, 3–10 mm long. Stem leaves ovate, 1.4–1.9 mm × 0.7–0.9 mm, broadly acute; margins serrulate at apex; costae double, very short; branch leaves ovate-lanceolate, imbricate when dry; margins minutely serrulate near apex; costae very short; median leaf cells linear, 90–100 µm × 4–6 µm; alar cells numerous, quadrate or shortly rectangular, 14–15 µm × 20–21 µm, extending upward to ca. 15 cells high along margins. Autoicous. Setae 11–15 mm long, reddish; capsules cylindrical, 2.2–2.5 mm long, brownish; columella persistent, opercula conic-rostrate; annuli well developed, consisting of 2–3 rows of inflated cells; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate, cross-striolate in basal 3–4 plates, obliquely or vertically striolate above, smooth at tips; endostome segments linear, as long as teeth, smooth. Spores not seen.