Monographs Details: Quelchia conferta N.E.Br.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett, et al. 1957. Botany of the Chimanta Massif - I Gran Sabana, Venezuela. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 9 (3): 393-484.
Family:Asteraceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Originally collected on Mt. Roraima, Gran Sabana, Edo. Bolivar, Venezuela. More recent collections from Roraima are: Tate 384; Pinkus 112; Steyermark 58801, 58840; and from Ilu-tepui north of Roraima: Maguire 33428.A shrub 1-4 ra high, of cumbre elfin Woodland, of the Roraima chain, occurring above 2000 m altitude.

Discussion:

TYPE: summit of Mt. Roraima 8600 ft, McConnell & Quelch 652 (Kew).

Distribution:Venezuela South America|