Monographs Details: Stelestylis stylaris (Gleason) Harling
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Cyclanthaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo (Paráque), opening along stream, vicinity of Intermediate Camp, alt 600 m, 27 Nov 1948, Maguire & Politi 27481 A; Cerro Sipapo (Paráque), frequent in low bush, border savanna, alt ca 1500 m, 1-3 Dec 1948, Maguire & Politi 27484 A; Cerro Sipapo (Paráque), lower Caño Negro, epiphyte, frequent in forest, alt 1400 m, 1 Jan 1949, Maguire & Politi 28097; Cerro Sipapo (Paráque), upper Caño Negro, terrestrial herb, frequent in woodland, alt 1600 m, 6 Jan 1949, Maguire & Politi 28198; Cerro Sipapo (Paráque), in mixed forest, slopes above lower escarpment, above Caño Grande, alt ca 1500 m, 21 Jan 1949, Maguire & Politi 28540; Cerro Duida, low altitude, 22-24 Apr 1949, Maguire & Maguire 29218 and 29221; Cerro Huachamacari, Río Cunucunuma, common in elfin forest, vicinity Summit Camp, herb with cane to 2 m long, spike red, alt 1800 m, 10 Dec 1950, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 30086; Serranía Parú, Río Parú, Cano Asisa, Río Ventuari, Cumbre Cerro Parú, northward for ± 6 km along west rim from Camp Caño, leaves range from 3 m in moist forest to 0.3 m on rocky sabanitas, alt 2000 m, 4 Feb 1951, Cowan & Wurdack 31255; Cerro de la Neblina, Río Yatua, in Clusia moss-forest just south of Camp 3, fruit dark red, alt 650-700 m, 23 Dec 1953, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36809. BRITISH GUIANA. Membaru-Kurupung Trail, Cunuria forest, locally frequent, clumped perennial to 1.5 m high, alt 1000 m, 29 Oct-4 Nov 1951, Maguire & Fanshawe 32427; Upper Mazaruni River Basin, Partang Falls, to 2 m high, some flowering quite small, a few with several inflorescences, 1 per leaf-base, on conglomerate boulders in moist shade, 22 Jun 1960, Tillett & Tillett 43904.New record for Venezuela. Earlier known only from British Guiana.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America|