Monographs Details: Neurolepis angusta Swallen
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1969. The botany of the Guayana Highland-part VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 1-290.

Neurolepis densiflora Swallen, Mem. N. Y. Bot. Gard. 9: 399. 1957 (holotype US; isotype NY).

Besides the type, this species is known from only two additional collections: Chimanta Massif in Venezuela (Steyermark 75806) and shrub paramos of the mountains west of Chima, Department of Santander, Colombia, at 8300 ft elevation {Fassett 25569). As in Neurolepis diversiglumis and N . glomerata, pulvini are well developed on the branches of the panicle.