Monographs Details: Scleria camaratensis Core
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Cyperaceae
Description:Latin Diagnosis - Culmo 1 m alto, triquetro, minute piloso; foliis 1 cm latis, subtus minute pilosa, supra glabrata; contra-ligula abbreviata; inflorescentia 14 cm longa, 2 cm lata; panicula 5 cm longa, pyramidale; spieulis masculis 3 mm longis, angustis; gluma foeminea naviculare, ovata, ferruginea, fere glabra; achaenio 2 mm longo, albo, globoso, laevissimo; hypogynio dentibus lineari-oblongis integris digitato. Scleriae neogranatensis proxime affinis.

Discussion:This species resembles S. neogranatensis Clarke, which is known only from the department of Antioquia, Colombia. S. camaratensis has a much smaller panicle than that species and has a larger achene. Distribution. River banks, southeastern Venezuela (known only from the type locality). Bolivar: Camarata Valley, alt. 450 m, Simpson 6, 3 Mar 1939 (type).