Campylopus subcuspidatus (Hampe) A. Jaeger,

J. Florschutz-de Waard, H. R. Zielman & M. A. Bruggeman- Nannenga, 2011, Flora of the Guianas, Series C, fascicle 2., Kew: Kew Publishing: 12

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CampylopusFloraGuianas

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Campylopus subcuspidatus (Hampe) A. Jaeger
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11. Campylopus subcuspidatus (Hampe) A. Jaeger  , Ber. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 2 244 1. 1 %'Vl. - Dicranum subcuspidatum Hampe  , Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjgzibenhavn ser. 3, 2: 273, 1 870. Type: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Tijuca, Glaziou 7096 (BM) _

Campylopus praealtus (Müll. Hal.)  Paris, Index Bryol. Suppl. 96. 1900. Dicranum praealtum Müll. Hal.  , Hedwigia 371 217. 1898. Type: Puerto Rico, Sierra de Luquillo, Sintensis s.n. (NY).

Description see Musci I in Fl. Suriname 6: 70. 1964, as C. praealtus. 

Distribution: West Indies, C and tropical S America.

Ecology: Terrestrial in xeromorphic scrub vegetation on white sand savannas; collected in Guyana at higher altitudes (900-2000 m).

Note: The broad, rigid leaves, gradually narrowing to the apex and the distinct border of thin-walled, hyaline cells, extending more than half the leaf length, distinguish this species from C. luteus  (see also under that Species).