Monographs Details: Ocotea martiniana (Nees) Mez
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 - Distribution. French and Dutch Guiana and possibly in the southern Pakaraima Mountains of British Guiana are the countries to Avhich this small tree to 10 m (or shrub according to Mez) is native, distinguished by chartaceous leaves, reticulate throughout, and axillary, subterminal inflorescences, in loose, somewhat narrow panicles eventually producing globose fruits. BRITISH GUIANA. Southern Pakaraima Mountains, occasional in vicinity of Camp, Chimapu Creek, second growth area, Maguire, Maguire d Wilson-Browne 46160A ([female] fl., fr. NY).

Discussion:Oreodaphne martiniana Nees, Syst. Laurin. 415. 1836. Oreodaphne hostmanniana Miquel, PI. Surinam. 202. 1851. (isosyntype, Eostmann 4- Eappler 517, [male] fl. NY).
Distribution:Guyana South America| French Guiana South America|