Monographs Details: Vaccinium puberulum var. tepuiense (Camp & A.C.Sm.) Maguire, Steyerm. & Luteyn
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. Widely scattered in the Guayana Highland from Guyana west in Venezuela to Cerro Duida. The taxon has not been previously reported from Guyana. VENEZUELA. Edo. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, summit along Caño Mojado, between base of upper falls and drop to escarpment, 1895-1910 m alt, 23 Feb 1955, Steyermark & Wurdack 1069; Sierra Ichiin, north of Salto Maria Espuma (Salto Ichun) along Rio Ichun (tributary of Rio Paragua), 625-725 m alt, 27 Dec 1961, Steyermark 90268. Territorio de Amazonas: Cerro Moriche, Río Ventuari, montane savanna, 800 m alt, 14 Jan 1951, Maguire et al 30916. GUYANA. upper Mazaruni River, Imbaimadai Savannas, 1200 m alt, 24 Oct 1951, Maguire & Fanshawe 32228; upper Mazaruni River Basin, infrequent in brush island on Partang Savannah, near mouth of Partang River, 460 m alt, 12 Jun 1960, Maguire et al 43812; upper Mazaruni River Basin, Ayanganna Plateau, savanna near G. S. Camp 1 on trail to Ayanganna, 747 m, 22 Jul 1960, Tillett et al 44911.

Discussion:3e. Vaccinium puberulum var tepuiense (Camp & A. C. Smith) Maguire, Steyermark & Luteyn, stat nov Vaccinium tepuiense Camp & A. C. Smith, Brittonia 3: 186. 1939.
Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America|