Monographs Details: Moronobea ptaritepuiana Steyerm. subsp. ptaritepuiana
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1964. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part V. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-278.
Family:Clusiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Apparently confined to high altitudes of the sandstone mesas of the Gran Sabana, Bolivar, Venezuela: Auyan-tepui, alt. 1600 m, Cardona 2625 (NY); Chimanta-tepui, alt. 1700 m, Steyermark 75689 (NY). Forma rosea Steyerm. has been distinguished by its rose-colored petals. Type. Cerrao-tepui (Ptari-tepui), Steyermark 60892 (F, NY).

Discussion:

Type. Tree 50-60 ft tall, alt. 1585-1600 m, Ptari-tepui, Edo. Bolivar, Venezuela, J. A. Steyermark 59985 (F, NY).

Distribution:Venezuela South America|