Monographs Details: Sphagnum erythrocalyx Hampe
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1960. The botany of the Guayana highland--Part IV. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-37.
Family:Sphagnaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA: Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, east-central portion of summit of Apacaratepui alt. 2450-12500 m, Steyermark 759'7. Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), on hummocks, savanna Cano Negro, ait. 1500 m, Maguire 4' Politi 2772.1.

Discussion:Dr. Andrews kindly determined this collection and remarks that the species is well represented in Brazil from which country the type came.
Distribution:Venezuela South America|