Monographs Details: Wullschlaegelia calcarata Benth.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Tumatumari, Potaro River, lat. 5° 20' N. on "floor of virgin forest among leaves, plant white," January 3-5, 1920, A. S. Hitchcock 17351; gorge of the Potaro River below Kaieteur Falls, in dark forest in rich leaf mould in patch of mora forest, stem dirty white, flowers white, September 10, 1937, N. Y. Sandwith 1479; Essequibo River, Kamuni Creek, Groete Creek, frequent on floor of mixed forest, April 20, 1944, B. Maguire & D. B. Fanshawe 22921. COLOMBIA. Amazonas-Vaupés: Rio Apaporis, at mouth of Rio Pacoa, about 250 m alt., terrestrial, flower white, July 11, 1951, R. E. Schultes & I. Cabrera 13051. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Chimantd Massif, on lower northwestern slopes of Abacapatepui, in vicinity of Camp I along Rio Abacapa, 420 m alt., saprophyte in rich rain forest, stem pale lavender, ovary and flower white, March 30-31, 1953, J. A. Steyermark 74776; Chimanta Massif, Torono-tepui, between Rio Tirica and slopeforest, 755-1395 m alt., saprophyte, stem pale lavender-grayish, flowers creamy white, March 6, 1955, J. A. Steyermark & J. J. Wurdack 1288. TRINIDAD and Amazonian BRAZIL (type) .
Distribution:Guyana South America
| Colombia South America
| Venezuela South America
| Trinidad and Tobago South America
| Brazil South America