Monographs Details: Ocotea esmeraldana Moldenke
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Lauraceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Additional Distribution. BRAZIL. Amazonas: open country, Campina high land sand soil, Rio Preto, Matupiry, Froes 22847 (fl. IAN), 22820 (fl. IAN, NY); Rio Igana, Serra de Tunui caatinga pedregosa. Black 47-2703 (fr. IAN); em frente de Tunui (lado oposto), area montanhosa de formagao de pedra arenosa, Froes 28077 (fl. IAN). COLOMBIA. Amazonas: frequent Araracuara Savannas, vicinity Rio Caqueta, Maguire, Celia Maguire & Fernandez 44149 (fl. N Y ); Rio Caqueta, Cerro de La Pedrera, Schultes d Cabrera 16320 ([male] fl. NY); Comisaria del Vaupés: Rio Kubiju (tributary of Rio Vaupes), Cerro Kanenda,' savannahs about 15 miles upstream from mouth, quartzite base, Schultes d Cabrera 18322 (fl. NY, US); Rio Parana Pichuna (tributary of Rio Vaupes), 19920 (fl. US). Rio Kuduyari (tributary of Rio Vaupes); Yapoboda, quartzite savannah near head waters, 19974 (fl. NY), 20040 (fl. US).

Distribution:Brazil South America| Colombia South America|