Monographs Details: Schefflera coriacea (Marchal) Harms subsp. coriacea
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 - Frequent in the eastern sector ofthe Guayana Highland of EstadoBolivar, at altitudes above 1000 meters, from the Rio Cuyuni drainage on theeastem border of Venezuela westward to Cerro Guaiquinima. V E N E Z U E L A.Estado Bolivar, Cerro Guaiquinima: tree 15 m high, 40 c m diam, flowers paleyehowish, occasional in woodland island, rim and savannas along West Escarpment1 k m W of C u m b r e C a m p , 1800 m alt, Rio Paragua, 30 D e c 1951, Maguire32848 ( N Y , 2 sheets); cumbre, 750 m ah, 20-25 Jan 1977, Steyermark, Dunsterville& Dunsterville 113241, 113476 ( V E N ) ; cumbre, 1650 m ah, 26 M a y 1978,Steyermark, Berry, Dunsterville & Dunsterville 117467 (VEN). Chimanta Massif:cumbre, 1600 m alt, Cerro Acopan, Cardona 2262 (VEN); tree 40 ft tall, northwestempart of Abacapa-tepui, 1210-1600 m alt, 17 A p r 1953, Steyermark 75058(NY, V E N ) . Cerro V e n a m o : tree 20 m , N W slopes between road campamento125 and beginning of dwarf forest above sandstone bluffs above waterfall, 1100-1300 m alt, 4 A p r 1960, Steyermark & Nilsson 114 (NY). L a Escalera: tree to 10m , frequent in mixed montane forest above escarpment of L a Escalera, 850 malt, Rio Uiri-yuk, 20-21 A u g 1962, Maguire, Steyermark & Maguire 46822 ( N Y ) .C e n o Uroi: tree 15 m , c o m m o n in high montane forest, summit, southerly portionof mountain, 1000 m alt, Rio Uroi, Rio Chicanan, 14 Sep 1962, Maguire, Steyermark& Maguire 53819 (NY, V E N ) . Cerro Auyan-tepui: tree 15 m , riverineforest, cumbre de la parte de la seccion sur, a lo largo del Rio Churun, 1690 m

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Type. Mount Roraima, Estado Bolivar, Venezuela, im Thurn 284 (holotype K ).

Distribution:Venezuela South America|