3. Cyathophorella intermedia (Mitt.) Broth. 小雉尾藓 (新拟) xiao zhi-wei xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2), 11: 277. 1925. Cyathophorum intermedium Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 148. 1859. Type. India (West Himalayas): Kumaon, Strachey & Winterbottom s.n.
Dendrocyathophorum intermedium Herz., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 14: 65. 1955, nom. inval.
small, yellowish-green. Primary stems
prostrate, rhizoids short, tomentose; secondary stems erect, usually simple; branches ca. 7.5 mm long, 0.8 mm wide, terminal of branches tail-like; clusters of filamentous gemmae sometimes present at tops of branches, gemmae about 0.5 mm long. Lateral leaves
ovate-lanceolate, asymmetric, ca. 2.6 mm × 1 mm, apex long acuminate; leaf margins slightly serrate above; amphigastria ovate-lanceolate, symmetric, ca. 1.4 mm × 0.9 mm; costa single, short, weak, often forked at the apex; laminal cells irregularly rhomboidal, becoming shortly rhomboidal toward leaf base; leaf margins bordered by 2 rows of elongate cells near base.