Monographs Details: Bifrenaria maguirei C.Schweinf.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Summit of Cerro Duida, Savanna Hills, 1025-1200 m alt., terrestrial, leaves erect, coriaceous, deep green above and dull beneath, scape basal, dull purple, petals buff-lavender and yellow, lip cream-color, September 2, 1944, J. A. Steyermark 58227 (flower very old); Cerro Sipapo (Pardque), 1600 m alt., terrestrial in hummocks on south slope of savanna, "leaf blade 25-35 cm long, 9-12 cm broad; 5 perianth segments similar, cream-colored; lip nearly white, strongly purple-veined," December 12, 1948, B. Maguire & L. Politi 27598 (type) ; same locality, 1500 m alt., frequent near Savanna Camp, "perianth cream flushed with mauve; lip strongly marked with purple; column mauve," December 25, 1948, Maguire ir Politi 27931; same locality, 1400 m alt., occasional in boggy savanna in lower Cano Negro, 'outer perianth greenish cream, suffused purple and purple on backs; lip white, strongly marked with purple," January 1, 1949, Maguire & Politi 28093; Cerro Yapacana, Rio Orinoco, 1200 m alt., occasional in cumbre, "tepals yellowish; lip yellowish with purple veins," January 3, 1951, B. Maguire, R. S. Cowan ir J. J. Wurdack 30661.
Distribution:Venezuela South America