Monographs Details: Genlisea roraimensis 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 - Moist stream banks, alt 1400-2300 m, Venezuela (Bolivar and Amazonas) only. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima summit, Ule 8753 (F, K); Chimanta Massif, NW part of summit of Abacapa-tepui, alt 2125-2300 m, Steyermark 74919 (F, NY); Amazonas: Cerro Paraque, alt 1600 m, Phelps 12 (VEN); Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), Cano Negro, alt 1400 m, Maguire & Politi 27902 (K, NY); Cerro de la Neblina, Rio Yatua, Upper Canon Grande, alt 1900 m, Maguire, Wurdack & Maguire 42340 (K, NY); Cerro Huachamacari, Rio Cunu-cunuma, alt 1800 m, Maguire, Cowan &Wurdack 30168.


Type. Venezuela, Mt. Roraima summit, McConnell & Quelc.h 684 (holotype K).

This species has the indumentum on the inflorescence similar to that of G. pygmaea but differs in its shorter, stouter habit and larger flowers with the lower corolla lip equalling or exceeding the spur.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|