Monographs Details: Retiniphyllum schomburgkii (Benth.) Müll.Arg. subsp. schomburgkii
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Rubiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Shrub or small tree with white to pinkish-tinged flowers in savannas, scrub forest, and semi-open woodland, Briti.sh Guiana, Suriname, southern Venezuela, and state of Para, Brazil, ascending to 2100 m on the summits of sandstone table mountains of Venezuela.

Discussion:Commianthus schomburgkii Benth. in Hook. Jour. Bot. 3: 223. 1841. R. schomburgkii var. angustifolium Hub. Bull. Soc. Bot. Gen. Ser. II, 6: 209. 1915, type: arbusto da campina rana, north of Obidos near Campos de Ariramba, Alto Ariramba, state of Para, Brazil, A. Ducke 8022.
Distribution:Guyana South America| Suriname South America| Venezuela South America| Brazil South America|