6. Calymperes lonchophyllum Schwaegr. 花叶藓 hua-ye xian
Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1, 2: 333. 1816. Type. South America: In arboribus Guyanne, Richard s.n. (isotype PC).
Plants dark green, unbranched, in low tangled tufts, with stemless appearance. Stems very short; rhizoids glossy blackish red. Leaves monomorphic, curled when dry, straight when wet, linear above slightly broader base, to l cm long, with abundant pale paraphysis-like axillary hairs with longest median cells 3–4 or more times as long as wide; cells of upper laminae often bistratose, mostly or partly transversely elongate, smooth abaxially and adaxially; margins thickened, toothed in two rows, the teeth remote in proximal part; teniolae lacking; distal cells of cancellinae sharply demarcated from adjacent green cells of upper laminae. Gemmae infrequent, adaxial on leaf tips. Sporophytes not seen.