Monographs Details: Leucothoë venezuelensis A.C.Sm.
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: Canaima, 400 m alt, 18-21 Jul 1972, Steyermark 106370; Santa Elena, May 1946. Lasser 1394; Canaima, 26 Dec 1959, Quezada sn; above Kama-meru, km 198 south of El Dorado, 1200-1400 m aly, 7-10 Dec 1972, Steyermark et al 106642; without locality, Nov 1974, Jahnl.

Discussion:The type collection (Tamayo 3236, US! F) is from Cerro Akurima, Edo. Bolivar. According to Smith, L. venezuelensis is most closely related to L. duckei Huber from the western part of the State of Para, Brazil.
Distribution:Venezuela South America|