Monographs Details: Stegolepis ferruginea Baker
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Savannas of the Kaieteur Escarpment at the Kaieteur Falls, and the eastern Pakaraima Mountains. BRITISH GUIANA. Kaieteur Plateau: in sandy crevices on sandstone flat, leaves 4 to 5, inflorescence orange, red-brown when mature, alt. 1300 ft, May 1926, Altson 540 (NY, RB); perennial to 1.3 m high, leaves in a single plane, flower stems 2—4 in the leaf axils, flower heads red-orange, frequent in wet places on savanna, 9 May 1944, Maguire & Fanshawe 23320 (A, VEN , F, K, NY, US, U); bracts bright orange, petals pale sulphuryellow, damp shady places under trees or Brocchinia, 28 Aug 1933, Tutin 627 (US); terrestrial or subepiphytic, forests, Merume Mountains, Partang River, affluent of Mazaruni, at alt. 2050 ft, infrequent, 30 June 1960, Tillett, Boyan & Tillett 43943.
Distribution:Guyana South America