Monographs Details: Styrax tepuiensis Steyerm. & Maguire subsp. tepuiensis
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Family:Styracaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Known only from the central mesas of the Gran Sabana. VENEZUELA. Estado Bolivar: Torono-tepui, Chimanta, Steyermark & Wurdack 1028 (holotype NY, isotypes F, VEN); small tree 3-4 m, leaves coriaceous, silvery below, revolute, rachis nodding, pedicels and calyx gray-green, corolla greenish-white, forested quebrada along stream, cumbre de parte central occidental, 1760 m alt, Auyan-tepui, 4 May 1964, Steyermark 93363 (NY, VEN).

Discussion:7a. Styrax tepuiensis Steyermark & Maguire, subsp tepuiensis Fig 102. Type. Tree 4-5 m, leaves chartaceous, silvery-green, flowers fragrant, calyx gray-green, petals white, in open dwarf forest, 2000-2200 m alt, summit Toronotepui, Chimanta Massif, Estado Bolivar, Venezuela, 21 Feb 1955, Julian A. Steyermark & John J. Wurdack 1028 (holotype NY).
Distribution:Venezuela South America|