8. Fabronia rostrata Broth. 毛尖碎米藓 mao-jian sui-mi xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 92. 1929. Type. China: Yunnan, Mekong, 28°11´N, Handel-Mazzetti 8018 (holotype H).
Plants weak, yellowish green, somewhat glossy, in dense patches. Stems creeping, with brownish rhizoids, irregularly branched; branches erect, up to 3 mm long, obtuse at apex. Leaves imbricate, erect-spreading when moist, oblong-ovate, slightly concave, gradually narrowed to a hairy apex; leaf margins plane, serrate; costa weak, ending in the middle of leaf, smooth on the back; upper leaf cells oblong-elliptic or rhomboidal; alar cells quadrate or rectangular, in several rows. Dioicous. Setae up to 5 mm long, slender; capsules small, ovoid; opercula conic, with stout beak; peristome teeth absent.