Monographs Details: Scleria latifolia Sw.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Cyperaceae
Scientific Name:Scleria latifolia Sw.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Moist shady places. Central America and the Lesser Antilles, throughout tropical South America to southern Brazil and Bolivia. VENEZUELA. Merida: Tovar, Fendler 1609. Miranda: La Cortadera del Guayabo, Badillo 674a. B R I T I S H G U I A N A . 23 miles Potaro Road, For. Dept. F3086.

Discussion:Carex latifolia Gmel. Syst. Nat. 2: 138. 1791. Based on S. latifolia Sw. Scleria nervosa Wikstr. Vet. Akad. Handl. 1827: 75. 1827 (fide Clarke, Symb. Ant. 2: 152. 1900). Type locality, Guadeloupe. Scleria loefgreniana Boeck. Vidensk. Meddel. 1894: 240. 1895. Type locality, Fazenda Campo Grande, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Edwall 1977). Scleria lacunosa Boeck. Allg. Bot. Zeitschr. 2: 160. 1896. Type locality, "India Occident."
Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America|