Monographs Details: Furarium disjectifolium 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. Rio Siapa, savanna at the left bank of Caño Hechimoni, 100-130 m, 9 Feb 1954, B. Maguire et al 37661.
Discussion:There are some recent collections of this species, made both in Brazilian and Venzuelan Amazonian region. The genus stands near Oryctanthus, but differs in its spikes devoid of bracteoles and provided with bracts. Further, Furarium flowers are tetramerous and bear anthers with divergent locules.
Distribution:Venezuela South America