Monographs Details: Styrax duidae subsp. paruae Maguire
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Family:Styracaceae
Description:Latin Diagnosis - Laminis foliorum vulgo 5-6 cm longis, 3-4 cm latis. obtusiusculis; lobis corollarum ca 7 mm longis, 1.5 mm latis.

Distribution and Ecology - Known only from Cerro Parú. Distribution. Known only from the summit of Cerro Paru. V ENEZUELA. Territorio Amazonas, Rio Paru, Rio Ventuari Serrania Paru: Cowan & Wurdack: shrub 2 m, flowers white, corolla lobes flushed peach, west rim at 2000 m alt, 4 Feb 1951, 31214 (NY, VEN); shrub, fruit green, cumbre at 2000 m, 4 Feb 1951, 31215 (NY, US); 31340 (holotype NY, isotypes F, US, VEN).

Discussion:Type. Shrub 1.5 m, fruit green, cumbre along west rim of Cerro Paru, 2000 m alt, Territorio Amazonas, Venezuela, 7 Feb 1951, R. S. Cowan & John J. Wurdack 31340 (holotype NY).