Monographs Details: Stictolejeunea balfourii var. bekkeri Gradst.
Authority: Gradstein, S. Robbert. 1994. Lejeuneaceae: Ptychantheae, Brachiolejeuneae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 62: 216. (Published by NYBG Press)
Description:Variety Description - Perianth auricles low, up to l/5x perianth length, diverging.

Discussion:The characteristic features of this variety are the short perianth auricles, which are elevated to only ca. 0.2 mm above the beak and are distinctly diverging, leaving a wide, v-shaped sinus above the beak.

Chemistry: .Terpenoids: three unidentified bisbenzyl derivates have been dected as markers of this taxon (Gradstein et al., 1985)

Illustrations: Gradstein, Beih. Nova Hedwigia 80: 215, Fig. 3.1985.

Distribution:Suriname South America| French Guiana South America|