Monographs Details: Brachymenium
Authority: Sharp, Aaron J., et al. 1994. The Moss Flora of Mexico. Part One: Sphagnales to Bryales. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 69 (1)
Description:Genus Description - Plants small to fairly robust, densely tufted. Leaves imbricate or contorted when dry; costa strong, often long-excurrent; cells rhomboidal above, short-rectangular below. Setae elongate; capsules suberect; operculum usually small; peristome double, the endostome imperfect, consisting of an irregular basal membrane with segments none or rudimentary.