Monographs Details: Genlisea guianensis N.E.Br.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Wet savannas, Venezuela and British Guiana. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Rio Cuquenan, Ule 8758 (F) ; Canaima region, Rio Hacha, alt 200500 m, Agostini 281 (VEN). BRITISH GUIANA. Upper Mazaruni River basin, Ayanganna Plateau, alt 740 m, Tillctt, Tillett & Boyan 45206 (K, NY).


Type. Venezuela, Mt. Roraima, McConnell & Quelch 150 (holotype K).

This and the following species differ from the other American Genliseas in having lanceolate rather than spathulate leaves. In G. guianensis at least these are capable of apical proliferation.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America|