Monographs Details: Stegolepis hitchcockii Maguire subsp. hitchcockii
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Rapateaceae
Description:Latin Diagnosis - Vaginis oblongis, nervis evidentur, valde marginatis; spieulis, sepalis inclusis, 15-16 mm longis; bracteolis obtusiusculis emarginatis.

Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Apparently a local race confined to Cerro Paru: frequent, caudex to 1 m long, scapes 7-10 per plant, flowers yellow, sabanita and scrub forest at 2000 m alt., Cowan d Wurdack 31194.