Monographs Details: Cavendishia pubescens (Kunth) Hemsl.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Discussion:4. Cavendishia aff pubescens (Humboldt, Bonpland & Knuth) Hemsley, Biol. Centr. Am. Bot. 2: 273. 1881. The following collections cannot be positively assigned to the taxon C. pubescens without more complete material. The collections are similar in appearance to C. pubescens, however, there are differences in leaf shape, rachis length, and number of flowers. VENEZUELAN-BRAZILIAN FRONTIER. Cerro de la Neblina, 1800-2200 m alt, 25 Apr 1964, Ewel 159, 162, 166.