Monographs Details: Ocotea fasciculata (Nees) Mez
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Additional Distribution. SURINAME. Zuid Rivier, tree overhanging riparian vegetation, 2 k m above confluence with Lucie Rivier, Maguire, Schulz, Soderstrom d Holmgren 54057 (fl. fr. NY); Wilhelmina Gebergte, clumps on forested hills, km N of Lucie Rivier, 12 km W of Oost Rivier, 54241, 54271 (fl. NY; ; riverine rainforest Zuid Rivier, ca. 2 km above confluence with Lucie Rivier, Irwin, Prance, Soderstrom d- Holmgren 55858 (fl. y.fr. N Y ) . VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Altiplanicie de Nuria, undulating wooded areas bordering savanna, 7.5 km SE of campamento Nuria, along pica 107, Steyermark 86553 (fl. post anth. NY); more or less level forest along pica 105, 40 km S of Tumeremo, E of highway between Tumeremo and El Dorado, 29 km N of El Dorado, 86579 (fl. NY), cloud forest, summit of west-facing wooded escarpment, E of Miamo, leading to Hato de Nuria 88552 (fl., fr. N Y ) , forest at base of cerro, southeast of Cerro Pichacho, N of Las Nieves, 45 km N of Tumeremo, 88911 (fr. NY), summit of wooded rocky (igneous) cerro between Las Nieves and base of slopes southeast of Cerro Pichacho, 89290 (fr. NY).
Discussion:The collections from Amapa are consistent in agreement with the type material at hand. The Steyermark collections from Venezuela vary slightly in having very sparsely flowered inflorescences and leaves generally larger than those of the type, but are consistent for their area.
Distribution:Suriname South America
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