Monographs Details: Elaeagia utilis (Goudot) Wedd.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Rubiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Andes of Colombia and Venezuela, at alt. 1650-3000 m.

Discussion:Elaeagia utilis (Goudot) W e d d . Monogr. Cinch. 94. 1849. Condaminea utilis Goudot, Compt. Rend. 18: 260. 1844. The stipules of this species are persistent on the young leafy shoots, ovatesuborbicular, broadly rounded at apex, 1-2 cm long by 1-2 cm broad, and conspicuously recurved or revolute at the somewhat thickened tip. A fruiting specimen from Venezuela (Aristeguieta 5249) has glabrous capsules and branches of the inflorescence. It is tentatively referred to this species.
Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America|