2. Leucophanes octoblepharioides Brid. 白睫藓 bai-jie xian
Bryol. Univ. 1: 763. 1827. Octoblepharum octoblepharioides (Brid.) Mitt., Rep. Sci. Res. Voyage Challenger Bot. 1(4): 259. 1885. Type. Indonesia: Java, Nees v. Esenbeck s.n..
Plants medium-sized, to 3.5 cm high, whitish to grayish green, in dense or loose tufts. Stems erect, simple or branched. Leaves crowded, erect-spreading to recurved-patent, more or less twisted when dry, easily falling off, linear-lanceolate, 5–8 mm × 0.3–0.6 mm, flat above, more or less keeled below, obtuse to apiculate at the apex; margins distinctly bordered, with 3–4 rows of linear and hyaline cells throughout, entire below, serrulate above the middle, serrate near the apex; costae more or less serrate on the dorsal side in the upper parts of leaves, costal leucocysts often in 2-layers sometimes in 3-layers near leaf base, chlorocysts in cross section quadrangular. Gemmae common at the leaf apex. Dioicous. Sporophytes not seen.