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

Apparently represented in the Guianas and adjacent Venezuela by one relatively uniform population (cf M e m . N. Y. Bot. Gard. 10(1): 76. 1958). V E N E Z U E L A. Bolivar: Sarven-tepui, elev 1400 m, 10 Jan 1953 (bud), Wurdack 34078 (MICH); Auyan-tepui, elev 1800 m, 7 M a y 1964 (sterile), Stcvermark 93531 (MICH) 10 May 1964 (fl), Steyermark 93584 (MICH). BRITISH GUIANA. Kaieteur Plateau, beyond Mure-mure savanna, elev 420 m, 15-16 Mar 1962 (fr). Cowan & Soderstrom 2196 (MICH). S U R I N A M E . Bakhuis Mountains, elev 700-840 m, 24 Feb 1965 (sterile), Florschiitz & Maas 3009 (MICH, U ) . The following specimen is referable to C. pulchella except that it is entirely glabrous, and the leaves are unusually large (as in some other specimens from Peruvian and Brazilian Amazonia), i.e., 2-3.5 cm wide, 3-6.5 cm long: V E N E Z U E L A Amazonas: Cerro de la Nebhna, Caiion Grande E of Cumbre Camp, elev 1100 m, 24 Nov 1957 (fl), Maguire et al 42185 ( M I C H ).