Plants gregarious or in dense mats or cushions, brown proximally, bright green distally. Stems 0.5-1.5(-2) cm, strongly rounded julaceous. Leaves erect when moist, ovate to suborbicular, concave, 0.2-1(-1.2) mm; base green; margins weakly recurved proximally, plane distally; apex broadly rounded to acute, cucullate, not hyaline; costa not reaching apex to rarely percurrent, apiculus typically present in proximal leaves, absent in distal leaves, , sometimes hyaline; proximal laminal cells predominantly quadrate, 12-18 µm wide, 1-2:1; distal cells irregularly rhomboidal, (25-)30-75 × (8-)12-25 µm, 1-4:1, walls thin or somewhat thickened, not distinctly incrassate. Specialized asexual reproduction absent. Sporophytes unknown.