Monographs Details: Phoradendron tepuianum Steyerm.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - GUYANA. Forest at southeast ridge of Merume Mountains, 1140 m, Partang River, 6 Jul 1960, Tillett etal 44838; Mount Ayanganna, 1418-1525 m, 10 Aug 1960, 45086. VENEZUELA. Rio Uroi, Cerro Uroi, 1000 m, B. Maguire et al 53843; savannas at Mesa Grande, Ilu-tepui, Gran Sabana, 1600 m, 12 Mar 1952, B. Maguire 33287.
Discussion:An interesting species firstiy described for Venezuela and now registered in Guyana. It is well-marked by its leaves, branchlets, and spikes of an olivaceous green color and exhibiting a very peculiar granulose-verruculose aspect when viewed under lens. Moreover, the thick leaves are faintiy penninerved.
Distribution:Guyana South America
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