Monographs Details: Chorisepalum psychotrioides var. acuminatum (Steyerm.) Maguire
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part XI. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 32: 1-391.
Family:Gentianaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. VENEZUELA. Estado Bolivar, region of Cerro Venamo: shrub 3-4 m high, stems sprangling, Cerro la Danta, wooded quebrada, 1040-1060 m, 3 Apr 1960, Steyermark & Nilsson 20 (NY, UPS, VEN); in forest on flat shoulder above first line of bluffs, Cerro Venamo, 1100-1140 m, 21 Apr 1960, Steyermark & Nilsson 450 (holotype VEN, isotypes NY, UPS); rechning shrub to 3 m, frequent in mixed montane forest above escarpment of Escalera, 850 m alt, 20-21 Aug 1962, Maguire, Steyermark & Maguire 46833 (NY, VEN, US); sprangling woody plant with stems elongating to 3-4 m, mossy humid montane forest, Rfo Venamo, 950-1150 m, 29-30 Dec 1963, Steyermark, Dunsterville & Dunsterville 92341 (NY, VEN).

Discussion:3b. Chorisepalum psychotrioides Ewan var acuminatum (Steyermark) Maguire, comb nov Fig 68 U - W. Chorisepalum acuminatum Steyermark, Bol. Soc. Venez. Cienc. Nat. 23: 75. 1962. Type. Cerro la Danta, nw Cerro Venamo, 1040 m alt, Estado BolĂ­var, Venezuela, 23 Apr 1960, J. A . Steyermark & S. Nilsson 450 (holotype VEN, isotypes NY, UPS).
Distribution:Venezuela South America|