Monographs Details: Macromitrium trachypodium Mitt.
Authority: Buck, William R. 1990. Contributions to the moss flora of Guyana. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 64: 184-196.
Family:Orthotrichaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Upper Potaro Rtver Region: Summit of Mt. Wokomung,05º05'N, 59º50'W, 1650 m, very dense bromeliad-dominated savanna, epiphytic. Boom & Samuels9067.

Discussion:

This species, newly reported for the Guianas, is an Andean element. The Guyana material differs from typical Andean material in the shorter setae (6-7 vs. 11-12 m m ) and less prominently tuberculate basal cells. Otherwise the material is inseparable from Andean plants

Distribution:Guyana South America|