Monographs Details: Amaioua corymbosa Kunth
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Scientific Name:Amaioua corymbosa Kunth
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Chiapas and Tabasco, Mexico; Guatemala; British Honduras; Honduras; Panama; West Indies (Cuba, Isle of Pines); Trinidad; South America, from Venezuela, Colombia, British Guiana, to Amazonian Brazil.

Discussion:Amaioua peruviana Desf. Mem. Mus. Paris 6: 16. pl. 4, f. B. 1820. This species is the most widespread of all Amaiouas. It is often confused with A. guianensis, from which it differs in having 1) a pedunculate pistillate inflorescence, 2) pedunculate fruits, 3) fruits smaller in diameter, 4) fewer-nerved leaf-blades which are frequently barbate in the axils of the nerves on the lower side, 5) more elongated peduncles of the staminate inflorescence, 6) more slender staminate corolla and calyx-tube, 7) longer tube of the pistillate corolla, and 8) narrower corolla-lobes of the pistillate corolla.
Distribution:Mexico North America| Guatemala Central America| Honduras Central America| Panama Central America| West Indies| Cuba South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America| Venezuela South America| Colombia South America| Guyana South America| Brazil South America|