Monographs Details: Schizothrix thelephoroides var. minor 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 300-100 µ long, alternately and somewhat profusely branched, 15-20 µ diam., not forming a definite stratum but more or less scattered, tapering to blunt apices; trichomes 1-3 in a sheath, pale aeruginous, slightly constricted at the crosswalls, 2.4-2.8 µ diam.; cells quadrate to two times as long as the diameter, finely granular, apical cell blunt-conical; sheath 2-3 times as thick as the trichome, rose-pink in color.
Distribution and Ecology - Growing on red earth, Mayagiiez, no. 880 c, type.