Monographs Details: Rapatea paludosa var. paludosa
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Rapateaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Herbs often of swampy places, widely distributed at low altitude in forest areas, eastern Colombia and Venezuela south to the states of Para and Amazonas, Brazil.

Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Herbs often of swampy places, widely distributed at low altitude in forest areas, eastern Colombia and Venezuela south to the states of Para and Amazonas, Brazil.

Discussion:Rapatea paludosa var. paludosa. Mnasium paludosum Willd., Spec. 2: 22. 1799. Bapatea schultesiana Garcia-Barriga et Mora, Mutisia 22: 13. 1954. Type. Garcia-Barriga 13987. Rio Apaporis, Colombia (holotype COL; isotypes NY, US).
Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America| Brazil South America|