Monographs Details: Phormidium scytonematicola var. minus
Authority: Gardner, Nathaniel L. 1927. New Myxophyceae from Porto Rico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 1-144. pl. 1-23.
Description:Species Description - Trichomes 1-1.5 µ diam.; sheaths distinct, more or less confluent when densely aggregated, pale rose-pink in color.

Distribution and Ecology - Growing on rocks with Scyionema about ten kilometers north of Utuado, no. 1565 a, type.