Monographs Details: Ugni myricoides f. bifaria McVaugh
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1969. The botany of the Guayana Highland-part VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 1-290.

Ramulis plerumque arachnoideo-canescentibus, foliis confertis, late ellipticis bifarns superpositis late divaricatis recurvatisque, 5-8 m m longis.

Shrub 1-2.4 m high; leaves noted by the cohector as "spreading," and "subcoriaceous" to "rigidly coriaceous"; calyx-lobes obtusely deltoid, mostly 1-2 mm long.

VENEZUELA . Bolivar: Chimanta-massif, summit of Apacara-tepui, elev 2450- 2500 m, in swamp, 21-22 Jun 1953 (fl), Steyermark 75942 (MICH, type); same locality and date (fr), Steyermark 75898 ( M I C H ) ; same locality, Bonnetia forest below summit, elev 2000-2150 m, 20 Jun 1953 (sterile), Steyermark 75808 ( M I C H ); Abacapa-tepui [sic], summit, 2125-2300 m, 13 Apr 1953 (fl), Stevermark 74917 (MICH).