Monographs Details: Schefflera reticulata (Gleason) Maguire, Steyerm. & Frodin subsp. reticulata
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1984. The Botany of the Guyana Highland - Part XII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 38: 1-84.
Family:Araliaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Cerros Duida, Marahuaca and Huachamacari, Meseta de Jaua toAuyan-tepui, Territorio A m a z o n a s and Estado Bolivar, Venezuela. T h e materialcollected on Meseta de Jaua {Steyermark 98138) has m u c h narrower leaves thanother specimens cited. V E N E Z U E L A . Territorio Amazonas: Peak N o . 7, 7100 ftah, summit of M o u n t Duida, A u g 1928-Apr 1929, Tate 606 (holotype N Y ) ;aguita, berries purple-black, slopes of M o u n t Duida, 3100 ft alt, A u g 1928-Apr1929, Tate 940 ( N Y ) . Cerro Huachamacari, Rio Cunucunuma: tree to 8 m , petiolulesreddish, leaves coriaceous. Diagonal Ledge, C a m p II to escarpment, 1200-1500 m ah, 5 D e c 1950, Maguire, C o w a n & Wurdack 29855 (NY, 2 sheets);little-branched tree to 10 m , flowers yellow, fruit red-purple, frequent in vicinityof S u m m i t C a m p , 1800 m alt, 6 D e c 1950, Maguire, C o w a n & Wurdack 30013(NY). Senania Paru: Laguna Asisa, 1 3 1 0 m alt, Hoyos & Morillo 91 (VEN). C e noMarahuaca: 2500 m ah, 16 Feb 1981, Steyermark, Brewer et al. 124447 (NY,V E N , M O , U S , M G , K ) . Estado Bolivar, C e n o Auyan-tepui: cumbre. Pannier &Schwabe 1905 ( V E N ) ; tree 5 m , leaves thick-coriaceous, dark green above, silverybelow, around zanjones, cumbre (division occidental del ceno), 1690 m alt, 3M a y 1964, Steyermark 93257 (NY); s m a h tree 2.5 m high, dry granite hills,cumbre (division occidental del cerro), 1800 m ah, 10 M a y 1964, Steyermark93628 ( N Y ) ; cumbre, 1800 m aU, 18 M a y 1964, Steyermark 94097 (VEN). C e noJaua: tree 10 m , leaves subcoriaceous, deep green above, inflorescence erect, rachis

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Type. Summit of Mount Duida, Peak No. 7, 7100 ft alt, Territorio Amazonas, Venezuela, A u g 1928-Apr 1929, G. H . H . Tate 606 (holotype N Y ) .

Distribution:Venezuela South America|