3. Taxithelium oblongifolium (Sull. & Lesq.) Iwats. 卵叶麻锦藓 luan ye ma jin xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 29: 60. 1966. Hypnum oblongifolium Sull. & Lesq., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 4: 279. 1859.
Taxitheliumbatanense Bartr., Philipp. J. Sci. 68: 345. f. 444. 1939. Type: the Philippines.
Plants slender, dull, yellowish green, in dense patches. Main stems elongate, prostrate, irregularly branched; branches less than 1 cm long, 2.5 mm wide with leaves. Leaves patent, ovate, appressed at base, concave, shortly acuminate, ca. 1.5 mm × 0.4 mm; margins plane, serrulate; leaf cells narrowly vermiform, thin-walled, 48–80 µm × ca. 4 µm, finely papillose with papillae in a row; alar cells few, subrectangular, slightly inflated, often yellowish. Setae twisted, 14–16 mm long; capsules small, inclined, protruding at back; opercula conic, shortly rostrate.