Monographs Details: Guettarda steyermarkii Standl. f. steyermarkii
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Rubiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Andes of Merida and Colombia. VENEZUELA. Mérida: entre Canagua y Mucuchachí, distrito Arzobispo Chacón, alt 975-1500 m, Ruiz-Terán & Lopez-Figueiras 638; thickets around Hacienda El Joque of Dr. Ricardo Sergent, above Jají, alt 2195 m, 20 Apr 1944, Steyermark 55965 (type of G. steyermarkii f latior Standi. & Steyerm.); La Mucuy, 15 km E of Merida, alt 2300 m, 15 Jul 1953, Little 15306, 15307; without collector, U. of Andes Herb. 1600 (26); camino a La Laguna Verda, La Mucuy, alt 2300 m, 12 Nov 1957, Bascope 17; La Mucuy, 29 Nov 1952, Lamprecht s n. Lara: cloud forest at La Briza, Montana Oscura, along road to Yacambu, 10 km NW of El Blanquito, 10 km SSE of Sanare, alt 1630 m, 8 Aug 1970, Steyermark, Delascio, G. & E. Dunsterville 10360 b. COLOMBIA. El Valle: arriba de La Magdalena (Buga), Cordillera Central, alt 2200-2500 m, 9 Aug 1966, Espinal 2052.

Discussion:

Guettarda steyermarkii Standi., Fieldiana Bot. 28(3): 576. fig 125,a,b. 1953.

Guettarda steyermarkii f latior Standi. & Steyerm., Fieldiana Bot. 28(3): 578. fig 126. 1953.

Type. Rich, steep NW- and NE-facing forested slopes above “La Isla,” above Tabay, Merida, Venezuela, alt 2285-2745 m, 18 May 1944, Julian A. Steyermark 56601.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Colombia South America|