Monographs Details: Macromitrium ulophyllum 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 River Region: Summit of Mt. Wokomung,05°05'N, 59º'50'W, 1650 m, very dense bromeliad-dominated savanna, epiphytic. Boom & Samuels9035; upper slopes of Mt. Wokomung, 05º05'N,59º50'W, 1540-1600 m, Hedyosmum-hamboo dominatedmoist forest, epiphytic, Boom & Samuels 9165.

Discussion:

This species, although described from the Andes, is a distinctive and c o m m o n tepui element in the Guayana Highland. It was recently reported as new to the Guianas by Gradstein and Florschutz-de Waard (1989).

Distribution:Guyana South America|