Monographs Details: Stegolepis parvipetala var. chimantensis Maguire
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Rapateaceae
Description:Latin Diagnosis - Perennes; vaginis 15-25 × 6-7 cm; laminis ad 13 dm longis, 6 cm latis; pedunculis 3-4 mm erassis, sursum trigonis dilatis 8-15 m m erassis; spieulis 70-100 vel plus, 10-12 mm longis sepalis inclusis; bracteolis 12-16(-20), 3-9 mm longis; petalis 12-16 m m longis anguste ovatis, auriculatis, unguibus in tubo 2-4 mm connatis; sepalis 10-11 m m longis, unguibus in tubo 2-3 mm connatis.

Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. The high altitude variant of the mesas of the western Gran Sabana. VENEZUELA. Estado Bolivar: Auyan-tepui at alt. 2200 m, Tate 1112 (NY). Chimanta-tepui: Abacapa-tepui at alt. 2100 m, Steyermark 74956 (NY), alt. 2000 m, Steyermark 75748 (NY) ; Churi-tepul at alt. 2250 m, Wurdack 34250.