Monographs Details: Schlegelia spruceana Bureau & K.Schum.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Discussion:2. Schlegelia spruceana K. Schumann, Fl. Bras. 8(2): 400. 1897. Type. Brazil, Rio Negro, Spruce 2243 (BM, BR). This characteristic liana of the moist upland forests is restricted to the Guayana region, occurring from western Guyana to extreme northern Brazil. Recent non-Venezuelan collections include Tillett & Tillett 44920 from the Ayanganna Plateau, upper Mazaruni River Basin, Guyana, and two Brazihan collections from Serra da Neblina (Maguire et al 60330 and Silva & Brazdo 60668).