Monographs Details: Microcoleus paludosum var. acuminatus N.L.Gardner
Authority: Gardner, Nathaniel L. 1927. New Myxophyceae from Porto Rico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 1-144. pl. 1-23.
Family:Phormidiaceae
Description:Species Description - Trichomes few in a sheath, 5-6 µ diam., pale aeruginous, 3-5 cells at the apices tapering to a very sharp point, and in part slightly uncinate.

Distribution and Ecology - Growing on a wall in Fort San Cristobal, San Juan, no. 2013 a, type.

Discussion:

PLATE 11, FIGURE 5

The material of this species is very sparse, only a few filaments having been observed and those growing among a very small species of moss.