Monographs Details: Calyptrocarya glomerulata (Brongn.) Urb.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Cyperaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Widely distributed in Central America and tropical South America, not reported from the West Indies except Tobago and Trinidad; from Javalinero in Mexico southeastwards to Panama; throughout Guayana, Guiana and Amazonas regions and adjacent Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia. Undergrowth of tropical forest especially along streams. MEXICO. Javalinero, Palenque, Chis, edge of river in virgin forest, Matuda 3610 (GH). GUATEMALA. Deam 79, Standley 24746, 72815, Tuerekheim 1430. HONDURAS. Gentle 2746, 3991, Schipp 106, Yunker 8817. PANAMA. Fendler 357 (K), Maxon 6893, Pittier 3850. TOBAGO. Broadway 4153, Sandwith 1849. TRINIDAD. Britton et al 368, 1012, 3198, Broadway in 1889, Herb. Otto Kuntze 1119. VENEZUELA. Anzoategui: Montana de las Palmas, Steyermark 61446; Zulia: Lora River, Pittier 10923 (K); Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo, Maguire & Politi 28769; La Hor-miga Area, Wurdack & Monachino 89467; Cerro Yapacana, Maguire et al 41505; Cerro Duida, Steyermark 57820-A; Bolivar: Alto Rio Paragua, Steyermark 90665; Killip 37389; Chimanta Massif, Steyermark & Wurdack 123, 1281; Aba-capa-tepui, Steyermark 74807; Ptari-tepui, Steyermark 59449; Rio Chicanan, Steyermark 89587; Sierra Imataca, Steyermark 87951. BRITISH GUIANA. Pomeroon River, De La Cruz 3223, Bartlett 8029 (K); Georgetown, Bartlett 8570; Kaieteur Plateau, Maguire & Fanshawe 23250, 32471; upper Mazaruni River, Leng 167, De La Cruz 2054, 2198; Potaro River, Whitton 85 (K); Esse-quibo River, Maguire & Fanshawe 22848. 22816; N.W District, De La Cruz 3976, 4350; Matthews Ridge, Maguire & Cowan 40540-A. SURINAME. Without definite locality, Hostmann 509; Nickerie: Zuid River, Irwin et al 57699, 57716; Wilhelmina Mts., Maguire et al 48981, 54287; Saramacca: Tafelberg, Maguire 24617; Saramacca River, Maguire 23837; Comme Wije: Nassau Mts., Lanjouw A Lindeman 2233, 2927. BRAZIL. Amapa: Coastal Region, Pires A Cavalcante 52563, 52299; Para, near Para, Killip & A. C. Smith 30325; Acara, Mexia 6018 (K); Barra, Spruce in Dec-Mar 1850-51; Santa Catarina: Reitz & Klein 613; Loefgren & Edwall 9219 (GH); Acre: Rio Acre, Vie 9149; Mato Grosso: Pal-meiras, Lindman t. 2613 (K); Amazonas: Rio Javary, Krukoff 7514, 7516; Rio Negro, Spruce Dec-Mar 1850-51. COLOMBIA. Vaupes: Schultes & Cabrera 15247; Amazonas: Schultes & Cabrera 15570; El Choco; Archer 1997; Valle: Killip 11789 & 11559; Santander: Killip & A. C. Smith 14844, Haught 1362. ECUADOR. Napo-Pastaza, Asplund 10293. 9036. PERU. Huanuco, Asplund 12500; Iquitos, Asplund 14407. BOLIVIA. Fchilo, Stcinbach 7579.

Discussion:

Becquerelia glomerulata Brongn. in Duperrey. Voy. Coq. Bot. Part 2, Plhaner. 163. 1829

Calyptrocarya angustijolia Lindl. & Nees (ex Nees, Linnaea 9: 304. 1834. Nomen nudum.) ex Kunth, Enum. Pl. 2 : 364. 1837.

Calyptrocarya brevicaulis Nees (Linnaea 9: 304. 1834. Nomen nudum ex Kunth Enum Pl. 2: 365. 1837.

Calyptrocarya fragifera Nees (Linnaea 9: 304. 1834. Nomen nudum ex Kunth Enum. Pl. 2: 364. 1837; exel. syn. Schoenus Jragiferus Budge & Dichromena Fragifera Dietr.

Heteranthe angustifolin Schrader ex Nees, Fl. Brasil. 2: (1): 193. 1912. Nomen invalidum ex synonymia.

La Guayanne (French Guiana), Poiteau (P).

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