Monographs Details: Ledothamnus guyanensis subsp. guyanensis
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Family:Ericaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. VENEZUELA. Edo. Bolivar: Auyan-tepui, Alto Caroni, 2100 m alt, Jan 1949, Cardona 2677; Laime sn; bordering sandstone openings, cumbre de la parte norte de la seccion sur (division occidental del cerro), a lo largo del Rio Churun al pie de "Second Wall " de arenisca, desde el campamento norte, 5 km hacia el noreste, 1660 m alt, 12 May 1964, Steyermark 93753. flu-tepui: occasional in rocky scrub areas in savanna between Enemasic and San Rafael, 1000 m alt, 25 Mar 1952, Maguire 33581, 33567. Uarama-tepui: in depressed open area of wet savanna with Heliamphora, valley of savanna of Rio Uarama below Uaramatepui, northeast of Luepa, 1220 m alt, 24-25 Apr 1960, Steyermark & Nilsson 667. Territorio de Amazonas: Cerro de la Neblina, occasional, west savanna at 4-6 km W Cumbre Camp, 2000-2100 m alt, 21 Nov 1957, Maguire et al 42157; frequent on stream edge, upper Cafion Grande, 1900 m alt, 11 Dec 1957, Maguire et al 42343; infrequent in savanna 5 km west of Cumbre Camp, 1900 m alt, 6 Jan 1954, Maguire et al 37122; rare on open headland, 8 km north of Cumbre Camp, 1900 m alt, 10 Jan 1954, Maguire et al 37176; in west escarpment savanna 4-8 k m southwest of Cumbre Camp, 1850-1900 m alt, 15 Jan 1954, Maguire et al 37301. Frontier between Territorio Roraima, Brazil and Edo. Bolivar, Venezuela: locally frequent at base of summit ridge, Serra do Sol, 2200 m alt, 28 Dec 1954, Maguire & Maguire 40425; Serra da Neblina, open slopes to base of cliffs, 8500-9000 ft, 2 Dec 1965, Maguire et al 60461.

Discussion:5a. Ledothamnus guyanensis Meissner, Fl. Bras. 7: 172. 1863, subsp guyanensis Fig 77A-J. Ledothamnus guyanensis var nitidus A. C. Smith, Brittonia 3: 184. 1939
Distribution:Venezuela South America|