Monographs Details: Sphyrospermum buxifolium Poepp. & Endl.
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. GUYANA. Upper Mazaruni River basin, frequent in mixed evergreen forest, Utschi River below and above Utschi Falls, 550-820 m alt, 27-28 Oct 1960, Tillett & Tillett 45821. VENEZUELA. Edo. Bolivar: Sarven-tepui, slopes and talus forest along Rio Sarven, 1 km downstream from Camp 9, 1200 m alt, 8 Feb 1953, Wurdack 34337; meseta del Jaua: Cerro Sarisariñama, cumbre, northwest portion, 700 m alt, 12-15 Feb 1974, Steyermark et al 109104; Cerro Jaua, cumbre, southeast portion, 1850-1920 m alt, 4 Mar 1974, Steyermark et al 109782; Tirepon-tepui, rainforest on southwest side of Rio Asaporpo, 1300 m alt, 7 Jan 1953, Wurdack 34037; Chimanta Massif, Torono-tepui, Clusia forest on slopes of Middle Falls of Rio Tirica below Summit Camp, 1760-1880 m alt, 1 Mar 1955, Steyermark & Wurdack 1211; Central Section, along edge of escarpment by Middle Falls of Rfo Tirica below Summit Camp, 1925 m alt, 5 Feb 1955, Steyermark & Wurdack 455; Amuri-tepui, base of southwest-facing escarpment, 1365 m alt, 10 Mar 1955, Steyermark & Wurdack 1361; Cerro Guaiquinima, Rio Paragua, along watercourse North Valley, 1600-1700 m alt, 4 Jan 1952, Maguire 32980. Territorio de Amazonas: Cerro de la Neblina, Rio Yatua, middle slope forest just south of Camp 3, 650 m alt, 1 Jan 1954, Maguire et al 37026; Caño Grande S SE of Cumbre Camp, 1100-1150 m alt, 26 Dec 1957, Maguire et al 42526.

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