2. Gammiella panchienii B. C. Tan & Y. Jia ex B. C. Tan 平边厚角藓 ping bian hou jiao xian
Hikobia 13: 187. 2000. Gammiella panchieniiB. C. Tan & Y. Jia, J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 86: 16. 1999, nom. illeg. Type: China. Xizang (Tibet), Metuo County, Xigong Lake, Y.-G. Su 4041 (holotype KUN-HKAS; isotypes FH, MO)
Plants large, reddish, in loose mats. Secondary stems up to 2 cm long. Leaves erect-patent when dry, oblong-lanceolate to lanceolate, concave, acuminate; leaf margins plane, occasionally slightly involute, toothed beyond the midleaf; leaf cells falcate-linear, 45–70 mm long, thin- or incrassate-walled, not pitted, gradually becoming shorter upward; alar cells quadrate, numerous, forming a colored, concave group. Setae ca. 3 cm long, smooth; capsules large, ovoid to oblong-ovoid; exothecial cells semi-collenchymatous, with knob-like thickenings at corners and vertical walls; peristome hypnoid.