Monographs Details: Schefflera psilophylla (Harms) Maguire, Steyerm. & Frodin
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 - Upper talus slope and summit forests in eastem Estado Bolivar(Roraima, Ilu-tepui) and on several ofthe table mountains in Territorio Amazonas(Yutaje, Sipapo, Neblina), Venezuela; also on Sena Parima, Territorio Roraimaof northem Brazil. V E N E Z U E L A . Territorio Amazonas, Cerro Sipapo: tree 15m high, 12 c m diam, occasional in wet montane moss forest, Phelps C a m p toNorth Savanna, 1400 m ah, 17 D e c 1948, Maguire & Politi 27738 (NY); tree 12m high, 15 c m diam, frequent in mixed forest. North Escarpment, savanna campto North Escarpment, 1400 m ah, 23 Dec 1948, Maguire & Politi 27880 (NY);small tree 15 m high, 12 c m diam, occasional in mixed montane forest aboveCano Grande, 1 k m N W Savanna C a m p , 1500 m alt, 28 Dec 1948. Maguire &Politi 28015 (NY); small tree, occasional in mixed forest above lower escarpment,above Cafio Grande, 4500 ft ah, 21 Jan 1949, Maguire & Politi 28539 (NY).Senania Yutaje: small tree, occasional in mountain forest, 1500 m alt, CerroCoro-Coro, Rio Manapiare, 2 M a r 1953, Maguire & Maguire 35483 (NY). Cerrode la Neblina, Rio Yatua: tree 1 5 m high, buds green, occasional on upper slopesbelow N W escarpment, between C a m p 4 and C u m b r e C a m p , 1700-2000 m alt,13 Jan 1954, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 37274 ( N Y ) ; rounded tree 15 m high,frequent in Bonnetia forest at northwest head of Cafion Grande, 2000 m elev, 8-9 Dec 1957, Maguire, Wurdack & Maguire 42326 (NY); same as 42326, 8-9 Dec1957, Maguire, Wurdack & Maguire 42327 (NY); tree 12 m high, fruit green,

Discussion:

Didymopanax psilophyllus Harms, Notizbl. 6: 167. 1914

Type. Mount Roraima, 1900 m alt, Ule 8702 (K, lectotype)

Distribution:Venezuela South America|