Monographs Details: Leucomium steerei B.H. Allen & Veling
Authority: Buck, William R. 1990. Contributions to the moss flora of Guyana. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 64: 184-196.
Family:Leucomiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Upper Mazaruni Rtver Region: Karowtipu Mountain,5º45'N, 60º35'W, N E of camp along trail to savanna,ca. 1000 m, humid forest, epiphytic on deadtree trunk. Boom & Gopaul 7512, 7518.

Discussion:

This species, distinguished by long leaf apices and exceptionally long setae, although only recently described, has proven to be a distinctive, Guayana Highland element.

Distribution:Guyana South America|