- Leskea subtilis Hedw.
- Platydictya subtilis (Hedw.) H.A. Crum
No status defined
Value of species
Plants dull, in green to brownish mats; pseudoparaphyllia foliose. Leaves erect-spreading and often subsecund, 0.25--0.5 mm, somewhat narrowed to the insertion, entire or nearly so; distal cells typically elongate, (2--)3--5:1, oblong-rhomboidal; subquadrate alar cells rather numerous but inconspicuous, 6--8 or more along the basal margins. Specialized asexual reproduction absent. Sexual condition autoicous. Perichaetial leaves entire. Seta 7--12 mm. Capsule erect or nearly so, symmetric, 1--1.5 mm, oblong- cylindric, + contracted at the short neck and sometimes also below the mouth when dry; annulus of 1 layer of cells; operculum conic, obliquely short-pointed to rostellate; stomata in the neck; peristome teeth yellow-brown; cilia of endostome 1--2 and rudimentary or lacking. Spores 9--13 µm.