Monographs Details: Sphagnum oxyphyllum Warnst.
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: Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), on hummocks, savanna Cano Negro, Maguire & Politi. 27721; cliffs North Savanna, alt. 1400 m, Maguire & Politi 27771; cliffs overlooking upper Caño Negro, alt. 1500 m, Maguire 4' Politi 2S202, 28203.

Discussion:These collections indicate a generous distribution in this particular area.
Distribution:Venezuela South America|