Monographs Details: Euterpe erubescens H.E.Moore
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Arecaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Endemic to the Guayana Highland tepuis; only known from specimens collected above 1500 m altitude. VENEZUELA. Edo Bolivar: cumbre del Cerro Acopan, 2100 m alt, Cardona 2267 (VEN); Edo Bolivar, cumbre del Auyan tepui, alt 2100 m, Cardona 2676 (VEN); idem, alt 1660 m, Steyermark 93738 (U, VEN); Ter. Amazonas, Cerro de la Neblina, Summit, 1700^-2200 m alt, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 37319 (NY).

Discussion:

Type. Steyermark & Wurdack 434, Venezuela, Edo Bolivar, Chimanta Massif, 1940 m alt (nv).

Euterpe erubescens is distinguished among the Guayana Highland Euterpe species by the very dark red-brown-black indument of the inflorescence.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America|