Monographs Details: Calyptrocarya monocephala Hochst. ex Steud.
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 - Known only from four localities in Venezuela, Suriname and British Guiana. VENEZUELA. Rio Luquenan, am Ufer der Quewewode, Ule 8803. BRITISH GUIANA. N.W District, Waini River, De La Cruz 3855; Cange River, Jenman 1896.

Discussion:

Calyptrocarya monocephala Hochst. ex. Steud. var triceps Kukenthal, Bot. Jahrb. 56 (Beibl. 125): 24. 1921. Syn nov.

Diplacrum monocephalum (Hochst. ex Steud.) H. Pfeiffer, Repert. Sp. Nov. 18: 383. 1922.

Type. Ad vias in sylvis distr. Para, Suriname, A. Kappler Feb-Apr 1844 (holotype C, photo GH).

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America| Suriname South America|