14. Syrrhopodon semiliber (Mitt.) Besch. in Par. 阔叶网藓 kuo-ye wang xian
Index Bryol. 1255. 1898. Calymperes semiliberum Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. Suppl. 1: 41. 1859. Type. Peninsula Malaysia: ad Tavoy, D. Parish s.n. (holotype NY; isotype H).
Plants small, compact, green, in low, thin to dense colonies or solitary or tufted. Stems short, rhizoids brownish-red, inconspicuous. Leaves tightly involute-secund when dry, spreading and somewhat involute when wet, lance- to oblong-acuminate, to 4–5 mm long; axillary hairs inconspicuous; costa covered adaxially with tall bulging-papillose cells (best seen in section); cells of upper laminae pellucid, isodiametric, papillose abaxially with peg-like bifid to multifid papillae, bulging pluripapillose adaxially; margins of upper laminae narrowly bordered at least in part with hyaline cells, border sometimes weak and interrupted, entire, margins of lower laminae bordered or unbordered, entire; cancellinae ending in acute angles distally. Gemmae common, filamentous, borne at midleaf on flanks of costa. Sporophytes not seen.