Monographs Details: Sphagnum portoricense Hampe
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1960. The botany of the Guayana highland--Part IV. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-37.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA: Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, vicinity of Summit Camp, alt. 1925 m, Steyermark & Wurdack 381.
Discussion:The identification of this species has been confirmed by Dr. Andrews. It has been recorded from British Guiana, I believe, but not from Venezuela.
Distribution:Venezuela South America