Monographs Details: Pernettya marginata N.E.Br.
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. Type from Mt. Roraima. VENEZUELA. Edo. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, swamp in east-central portion of summit of Apacara-tepui, 2450-2500 m alt, 21-22 Jun 1953, Steyermark 75886; Central Section, swampy depression in wet savanna along east branch of headwaters of Rio Tirica, 2120 m alt, 12 Feb 1955, Steyermark & Wurdack 775, 886; Mt. Roraima, summit, 24-26 Nov 1927, Tate 394, 417; summit, 8700 ft, 7 Jan 1939, Pinkus 113, 114. Venezuelan-Brazilian Frontier: Cerro de la Neblina, open headland 8 km N of Cumbre Camp, 1900 m alt 10 Jan 1954, Maguire et al 37174; summit, 8000-8500 ft alt, 3 Dec 1965, Maguire et al 60538; on exposed sandstone outcrops, Planicie de Zuloaga, Rio Titirico, 2300 m alt, 10-15 Oct 1970, Steyermark 103914.

Discussion:1. Pernettya marginata N. E. Brown, Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. II. Bot. 6: 43-44. 1901.
Distribution:Venezuela South America|