Monographs Details: Syngonanthus alleni var. parvus Moldenke
Authority: Maguire, Bassett, et al. 1953. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 8 (2): 87-160.
Family:Eriocaulaceae
Description:Latin Diagnosis - Haec varietas a forma typica speciei recedit caulibus parvioribus, foliis glabris attenuatis, bracteis paucis brevioribus, pedunculis paucioribus, et capitulis florisque roinoribus.

Discussion:TYPE: on shallow wet sand on rock outcrop behind (east of) Hotel Amazonas, Puerto Ayacucho, Amazonas, Venezuela, October 24, 1950, B. Maguire, R. S. Cowan & J. J. Wurdack 29238; New York Botanical Garden. The typical form of the species is known only from Vaupes, Colombia.