Monographs Details: Rudgea hospes Standl. & Steyerm.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Known only from the type locality.


Type. Between Buenos Aires to Canyon of El Gallado, above Humocaro Alto, Estado Lara, Venezuela, alt 2285-2740 m, 12 Feb 1944, Julian A. Steyermark 55509.