17. Syrrhopodon trachyphyllus Mont. 鞘齿网藓 qiao-chi wang xian
Syll. Gen. Sp. Crypt. 47. 1856. Type. Singapore: Gaudichaud s.n. (isotypes BM, NY, S).
Plants small, ca. 1 cm high, dark green distally, brownish proximally, in low often rust-colored sods or gregarious. Stems short; rhizoids dark glossy red. Leaves curled-involute and often secund when dry, involute and spreading when wet, ligulate to ligulate-acuminate above slightly broader base, 2–3 mm long; axillary hairs inconspicuous; cells of upper laminae isodiametric, pluripapillose abaxially, bulging pluripapillose adaxially; margins of upper laminae more or less involute, bordered with hyaline cells, border narrow, weak or lacking toward leaf apex, sometimes difficult to see due to involution of leaf margins, margins of lower laminae toothed to weakly ciliate at shoulders, the teeth often weak or more or less lacking; cancellinae rounded distally. Gemmae frequent, adaxial on costa tip. Sporophytes not seen.