Monographs Details: Schefflera rugosifolia 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 - K n o w n only from Auyan-tepui and Roraima of eastern GuayanaHighland of Venezuela. V E N E Z U E L A . Estado Bolivar: shrub to small tree 1 0 - 25 ft tall, leaves coriaceous, tawny or gray below, revolute, rachis gray; pedicels and calyx ferruginous, on slopes of m o n o s , summit of Roraima, northwest portion,north and northwest of S u m m i t C a m p , 2620-2740 m ah, 27 Sep 1944, Steyermark 58824 (NY); summit of Roraima, 2750-2800 m alt, 26 Aug-2 Sep 1976, Steyermark et al. 112444 (VEN); Delascio & Brewer-Carias 4812 (VEN); summit, Auyan-tepui, 2140 m ah, Feb 1978, Steyermark et al. 116047 (VEN). BRAZIL. Tree, summit of Roraima, 24 N o v 1927, Tate 370 (NY).

Discussion:

Didymopanax rugosum N. E. Br., Trans. Linn. Soc. Bot. II, 6: 31. 1901, non Schefflera rugosa (Bl.) Harms. 1894.

Type. M o u n t Roraima, Estado Bolivar, Venezuela, M c C o n n e U & Quelch 663 (K).

The collection of Tate 607, previously refened to Didymopanax rugosum (Gleason, Buh. Torrey Club 58: 295. 1931) is n o w relegated to Schefflera globulifera Maguire & Steyermark.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Brazil South America| Guyana South America|