Monographs Details: Gaiadendron tagua var. reductum Rizzini
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Swampy savanna at Chimanta Massif, 1940 m, 4 Feb 1955, Steyermark & Wurdack 401.

Discussion:This variety differs from the above by its much reduced calyculus, which is only represented by a minute, sinuate margin at the ovary top. Both the flowers and the leaves also tend to be somewhat smaller.
Distribution:Venezuela South America|