Monographs Details: Stomatochaeta
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1957. The Botany of the Guiana Highland -- Part II. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 9 (3): 235-392.
Family:Asteraceae
Scientific Name:Stomatochaeta
Discussion:Consists of a compact closely interrelated group of four species distinctly set off from Stenopadus by fruticose habit, thickly coriaceous leaves with reduced nervature, small few flowered heads, with one or few receptacular pales, "advanced" corollas with simple vasculature, stiffly erect lobes much exceeding in length the undifferentiated 10-nerved tube, and very short, blunt style-branches.