Monographs Details: Quelchia
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:Quelchia
Discussion:Shrubby with lateral compound inflorescence; has achieved the ultimate in capitulum reduction. All heads are uniflorous. The genus is geographically restricted to the eastern part of the Guayana Highland.