Sp. Musc. Frond., 50. 1801 ,.
Plants small, densely to loosely cespitose. Stems erect. Leaves crowded, erect to spreading-recurved, weakly bordered with elongate hyaline cells; chlorophyllose cells in a single layer; costa absent. Peristome with prostome present.
Worldwide in tropical and subtropical regions.
Species ca. 15 (1 in the flora).