Monographs Details: Distictella monophylla Sandwith
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Discussion:3. Distictella monophylla Sandwith, Mem. N. Y. Bot. Gard. 9: 361. 1957. Type. Venezuela, Amazonas, Maguire & Politi 27717 (K, NY, VEN). This small shrub is found only in the Guayana region but is not restricted to the uplands. It is characterized by its simple raised-reticulate leaves (see D. laevis Part II below).