Monographs Details: Phyllanthus pycnophyllus Müll.Arg.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - This low compact shrub is known only from Gran Sabana at altitudes above 1900 m. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Ilu-tepui mesa ridge, frequent, woodland below escarpment Tower Mountain, alt 1900 m, 11 Mar 1952, Maguire 33376 (NY); frontier between Territorio do Rio Branco, Brasil and Estado Bolivar; frequent, summit ridge, alt 7200 ft, Serra do Sol, 28 Dec 1954, Maguire & Maguire 40434 (NY); frequent, summit ridge, alt 6800-7200 ft, Serra do Sol, 28 Dec 1954, Maguire & Maguire 40441 (NY).

Discussion:

Type. “Guyana anglica in monte Roraima” (Rich. Schomb. 1006), not seen.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|