Monographs Details: Stegolepis angustata Gleason
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Rapateaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Kaieteur and Pakaraima Savannas, British Guiana, Gran Sabana, Estado Bolivar, Venezuela. BRITISH GUIANA. Kaieteur Plateau: 1908, Linnell sine no. (NY); perennial herb, leaves "fan-shaped," brown, flower heads. 10-20-rayed, flowers yellow, 2-4 peduncles per leaf-sheath, frequent in boggy places, border of bush islands, 6 M a y 1944, Maguire & Fanshawe 23261 (NY, GH , K, US, U ) ; bracts pale yellow, petals large, brilliant golden-yellow, on open sandy ground sometimes with Brocchinia reducta, ca. alt. 1200 ft, 4 Sep 1937, Sandwith 1349 (NY). Imbaimadai Savannas, Upper Mazaruni River, alt. 550 m: perennial herb, base fibrous, little compressed, leaves 1 m long, scapes usually 3 per leaf, heads spherical, locally common in boggy savannas, Maguire & Fanshawe 32199 (NY, K ) ; herb with rounded little compressed densely fibrous bases, heads pale yellow, globose, Samwarakna Savanna, alt. 560 m, 11 Oct 1951, Maguire & Fanshawe 32495 (NY, U S ) ; perennial herb, base densely fibrous, almost round, flowers pale yellow, spikes fusiform, wet savanna, alt. 550 m, 24 Oct 1951, Maguire d Fanshawe 32253. VENEZUELA. Estado Bolivar: flores amarillas lugares pantanosos entre el Cerro Perai y las fuentes del Rio Uaiparu, afluente del Ikabaru, alt. 900 m, Caroni, Guayana, 22 Oct 1946, F. Cardona 1874 (VEN, US) ; planta macolluda de hojas imbracadas en la base y flores amarillas trimeras; sabanas, Kavanayen, Guayana, alt. 1300 m, 27 Mayo 1946, T. Lasser 1727 (US) ; Gran Savana bordering forest near Rio Karuai, northwest Santa Teresita, alt. 1220 m, 26 Oct 1944, Steyermark 59405 (VEN, F, US); Gran Sabana, morichal cercito al conuco de Odreman, Sta. Elena, Marzo 1946, F. Tomayo 3065 (US); perennial herb 10-15 dm high, flowers yellow, occasional border thickets, Gran Sabana, Kamarang headwaters, alt. 1000 m, 6 Mar 1952, Maguire 33304 (VEN, N Y , F .

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America|