Monographs Details: Retiniphyllum secundiflorum Humb. & Bonpl.
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. Shrub or small tree with deep pink or rose-colored flowers of wet, usually periodically inundated savannas and riverine forest bordering the drainage of the Rio Guainia, Rio Casiquiare, and Rio Vaupes of Amazonas, Venezuela, and Brazil. VENEZUELA. Pantano cerca de Santa Cruz, margen del Rio Atabapo, cerca de la boca del Rio Atacavi, Foldats 3628; ad flumina Casiquiare, Vasiva et Pacimoni, Spruce 3113; Rio Atabapo, 15 km above San Fernando de Atabapo, Maguire 29262; sand flat in savanna on left bank of Cano Hechimoni, Rio Siapa, Casiquiare, Maguire, Wurdack d Bunting 37626, 37667; margin of clearing along Rio Casiquiare 300 m below mouth of Rio Pacimoni, Maguire & Wurdack 35726; Cano Pimichin, below Pimichin, Rio Guainia, Maguire & Wurdack 35607; Rio Guainia, sabanita 1 km W of La Ceiba, Caño San Miguel, 2 km above Limoncito, Maguire, Wureiack d Keith 41914; margins of Sabana Cumare on right bank of Caño Cumare, 20 km above San Fernando de Atabapo, Wurdack d Adderley 42754; Piedra Caribe, Casiquiare, Vareschi & Magdefrau 6677A; Caño Guarichi, Casiquiare, Vareschi & Magdefrau 6704; Maroa, Guainia, Williams 14320; sabanetas periodicamente anegadas, Yavita, Willianis 14043; selvas riberenas periodicamente anegadas del Cano San Miguel, Guainia, Williams 14885. BRAZIL. In silvula "Catinga" prope Igarape Jurupary affluente Rio Vaupes inferiore, Amazonas, Ducke 222 (Yale no. 31949).

Discussion:Nonatelia sccundiflora Spreng. Syst. Veg. 1: 751. 1825.
Distribution:Venezuela South America| Brazil South America|