Monographs Details: Rapatea spruceana Körn.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Rapateaceae
Scientific Name:Rapatea spruceana Körn.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Plants usually of marshy or wet sandy places of the Rio Negro drainage. COLOMBIA. Vaupes, Rio Negro: vie. Piedra de Cocui, Schidtes & Lopez 9505 (NY) ; San Felipe, Schultes & Lopez 9297 (NY), Schultes, Baker & Cabrera 17988 (NY) ; Rio Guainia, Puerto Colombia, Schultes, Baker d' Cabrera 18179 (NY), Maguire d; Wurdack 41848. VENEZUELA. Amazonas, Rio Guainia: sabanita vic. Maroa, Maguire, Wurdack d; Keith 41756, 41728; Maguire & Wurdack 45720; Sabana El Venado, Cano Pimichin, Maguire ds Wurdack 36364.

Discussion:A plastic species, the following from Maroa being intermediate to Rapatea longipes: Maguire & Wurdack 35692.
Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America|