Monographs Details: Duckeella alticola C.Schweinf.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Cerro Guaiquinima, Rio Paragua, occasional near Cumbre Camp, 2000 m alt., terrestrial, few-flowered, flowers dull yellow, December 25, 1951, B. Maguire 32748; same locality, rare in bog along west escarpment rim, 1 km west of Cumbre Camp, 1800 m alt., flowers yellow, December 30, 1951, Maguire 32830, 32839A; same locality, frequent in bogs, "North Valley,'' 1600-1700 m alt., terrestrial, flower yellow with outer members bronze outside, January 4, 1952, Maguire 32973 (type) ; Auyan-tepui, summit, in boggy ground, chiefly between top of Wall and first stream on way to Drizzly Camp, about 1870 m alt., also near Drizzly Camp, about 1800 m alt., G. C. K. Dunsterville 864; cumbre de la parte norte de la seccion sur (división occidental del cerro) : suelo arenisco entre "Drizzly Camp" y "Second Wall", in swampy savanna bordering small stream over sandstone substrata, 1660-1800 m alt., terrestrial, leaves dull green, the lower 2 cm wide, sepals and petals dull yellow-green. May 11, 1946, J. A. Steyermark 93685. Amazonas: Cerro Duida, on moist slopes of Savanna Hills, 1350 m alt., August 1928-April 1929, G. H. H. Tate 736; Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), near the summit of West Peak, 1750 m alt., infrequent terrestrial in bogs, flowers yellow, fragrant, December 20, 1948, B. Maguire & L. Politi 27797.
Distribution:Venezuela South America