Monographs Details: Neblinantha
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1989. The Botany of the Guayana Highland- Part XIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. XIII: 1-127.
Family:Gentianaceae
Scientific Name:Neblinantha
Description:Genus Description - Flores solitarii nutantes; calycibus profunde divisis, tubo brevissimo, intus collis ciliatis instructis, lobis lineari-lanceolatis, plus minusve carinatis; corollis anguste infundibuliformibus, symmetricis, tubo brevi; filamentis ad juncturam tubi cum limbo aflfixis, non exertis; antheris 4-thecatis, lanceolatis, manifeste sagittatis; pollinibus tetradibus, extus plus minusve "typo Helia"; ovarii placentus m o x profunde intrusis; stylis filamentosis, tubiformibus; stigmatibus anguste oblanceolatis, intus villulosis; capsulis bivalvis; seminibus truncato-pyramidali-prismaticis, verrucosis. Because only a brief account of this genus was given when it was introduced (Maguire, 1985), a more complete treatment is oflfered herein. The two species of Neblinantha are held together by a c o m m o n facies, solitary flowers, shallow calyx tubes provided internally with a fimbriate collar, narrow long calyx lobes, narrow