Monographs Details: Malanea pariensis Steyerm.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1965. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 12 (3): 1-285.
Family:Rubiaceae
Description:Latin Diagnosis - Scandens, stipulis ovato-oblongis apice rotundatis 6.5-10 mm longis 5-6 mm latis, marginibus albido-ciliatis ad medium sursum laxe pilosis; foliis petiolatis, petiolis 8-10 mm longis dense strigosis; laminis subcoriaceis ovatis vel oblongovel ovato-ellipticis apice abrupte acuminatis vel obtuse acuminatis basi obtusis vel subobtusis 6.5-9 cm longis 3-5.5 cm latis, supra glabris vel interdum per costam mediam paullo strigillosis, subtus plus minusve glabris vel pilis remotis brevibus adpressis instructis, costa media nervis lateralibusque plus minusve strigillosis exceptis; nervis lateralibus utroque latere 6-7; inflorescentiis 2-5 cm longis, rhachide pedunculoque hirtello-strigoso pilis adscendentibus instructis, 5-17 mm longe pedunculatis, ramis inferioribus brevibus axibus infimis 6-10 mm longis ceteris 3-5 mm longis; floribus in 3-5 glomerules spiciformes pauciflores dispositis; inflorescentiae bracteis basi florum ovatis vel suborbiculari-ovatis aeutis extus parce strigosis ciliolatis; calyce hypanthioque subcylindrico 2.5 mm longo 1.5 mm lato, calyce 1 mm alto glabro vel pilis remotis adpressis panels instructis apice manifeste 4-lobato, lobis suborbiculari-ovatis rotundatis 0.6 mm altis 0.9-1 mm latis ciliolatis; hypanthio extus glabro; corolla campanulata 5.5 mm longa, tubo 2.5 mm longo apice 2.5 mm lato extus dense strigilloso basi glabra excepta lobis 4 oblongis obtusis 3 mm longis 1.7 mm latis extus dense strigillosis intus breviter villosulis; antheris 4 oblongis 0.8 mm longis, filamentis 1.2 mm longis glabris ad faucem insertis; stylo 2.5 mm longo glabro.

Discussion:This species is characterized by its combination of ciliolate calyx-lobes, prominently ciliate stipules, mainly glabrous lower surface of leaf-blades, subcylindric calyx and hypanthium, and campanulate corolla with short tube and with lobes longer than the tube.