Bryohumbertia P. Varde & Thér., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 86: 422. 1939.
Plants long and slender; stems interruptedly foliate, central strand absent, epidermal cells small, thick-walled; leaves slender, setaceous above; costa broad, in cross section with well-developed guide cells, dorsal and ventral stereid bands, ventral hyalocysts absent; leaf cells smooth, thick-walled; alar cells well-developed. Perichaetial leaves weakly sheathing. Dioicous. Setae long, straight or twisted; opercula long conic, as long as the capsule; annuli present; peristome well developed, ventral surface smooth. Calyptrae cucullate, entire at base. Spores papillose.