Monographs Details: Chimarrhis cubensis Steyerm.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Known only from Cuba.

Discussion:C. cymosa subsp. microcarpa Urban, Symb. Ant. 1: 410. 1900, type: prope villam Monte Verde, Cuba orientali, Jan.-Jul., 1859, C. Wright 1262 (G). C. cymosa var. microcarpa (Urb.) Standi. Field Mus. Bot. Ser. 11: 192. 1936. Because of the previously published Chimarrhis microcarpa Standi., based on Trinidad plants, the Cuban var. microcarpa, another taxon when raised to specific rank, must receive a new name. All the Cuban material examined comes from the Sierra Maestra in the Province of Oriente.
Distribution:Cuba South America|