Roncleletia hispidula (Griseb.) Schum. in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(4): 35. 1891.
Type. Maraccas Waterfall, Trinidad, 10 Nov 1845 (without collector indicated) .
The specific description of Grisebach refers to the lower portion of the corolla-tube within as "glabrous.” Study of isotype material at NY shows this portion of the corolla-tube to be pubescent .