Monographs Details: Schizothrix rosea N.L.Gardner
Authority: Gardner, Nathaniel L. 1927. New Myxophyceae from Porto Rico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 1-144. pl. 1-23.
Description:Species Description - Filaments long and flexuous, remaining simple and with a single trichome for some time, later with two trichomes, and more or less branched; trichomes 6-6.2 µ diam.; sheath narrow and homogeneous, hyaline at first, changing to pale purplish pink, becoming thicker and more or less lamellose at maturity.

Distribution and Ecology - Growing on rocks in the vicinity of San Lorenzo, no. 5197 type; on earth, Hacienda Holm, Mayagüez, no. 1176