Monographs Details: Utricularia quelchii N.E.Br.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Lentibulariaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Wet moss covered banks and tree trunks at high altitudes (mostly between 1600 and 2400 m but occasionally found down to 1100 m). In addition to Mount Roraima, where it has been collected several times, I have seen the following specimens. BRITISH GUIANA. Upper Mazaruni River Basin, Mt. Ayanganna, alt 1418-1737 m, Tillett, Tillett & Boyan 45113 (K, NY). VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Cerro de la Neblina, Rio Yatua, summit, alt 20002100 m, Maguire, Wurdack & Maguire 42413 (K, NY) ; alt 1700 m, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 37066 (K, NY) ; alt 1800 m, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 37203 (K, NY) ; Cerro Huachamacari, Rio Cunucunuma, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 30235 (K, NY); Bolivar: Cerro Guaiquinima, Rio Paragua, alt 1700 m, Maguire 32.927 (K, NY), 33071 (NY, alt 1500-1600 m, Maguire 32731 (NY; Ilu-tepui, alt 2100-2400 m, Maguire 33454A (NY); Chimanta Massif, Torono-tepui, alt 2150 m, Steyermark & Wurdack 1055 (K, NY, VEN); Central Section, alt 1950 m, Steyermark & Wurdack 554 (NY), VEN); alt 1925 m, Steyermark & Wurdack 467 (NY, VEN) Abacapa-tepui, alt 2125-2300m, Steyermark 74885 (NY, VEN) ; Apacara-tepui, alt 2450-2500 m, Steyermark 75943 (VEN) ; Auyan-tepui, alt 2300 m, Vareschi & Foldats 4876 (VEN), Cardona 259 (VEN); Ptaritepui, alt 2130 m, Steyermark 59859 (VEN); Uei-tepui, alt 1100-1300 m, 'steyermark A Nilsson 343 (YEN); Cerro Venamo, alt 1100-1300 m, Steyermark & Nilsson 118 (VEN); Cerro Paraque, alt 1600 m, Phelps (VEN); Uiapan-tepui alt 1900 m, Phelps 381A (VEN).

Discussion:

Type. Venezuela, Roraima Summit, Quelch & McConnell 105 (holotype K).

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America|