Monographs Details: Malanea gabrielensis Müll.Arg.
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. In the drainage of the upper Orinoco, Rio Negro, and Rio Guainia, southwestern Venezuela and northwestern Brazil. BRAZIL. Falls of San Gabriel, Spruce 2410 (holotype) ; below Salto de Hua, Rio Maturaea, Amazonas, Holt ds Blake 530. VENEZUELA. Rio Yatua, Cerro de la Neblina, just south of Camp 3 at alt. 650 m, Maguire, Wureiack d Bunting 36976; en la margen arboreada de las rebalsas y del Rio Sanariapo, Sanariapo, Amazonas, at alt. 120 m, 3-7-1942, Williams 16009; Laja Catipan, Rio Yatua, Casiquiare, Amazonas, at 110-150 m alt, 3Iaguire, Wurdack d Maguire 41593; ad flumen Pacimoni, Amazonas, Spruce 3417; morichal at east base of Piedra Marimare, 2 km east of Rio Orinoco, east bank opposite head of Isla El Gallo, Estado Bolivar, at alt. 100 m, Wurdack & Monachino 40880.

Discussion:Collectors have recorded this species as both liana and shrub. The collection of Holt ds. Blake 530 has the leaf-blades with 11 lateral pairs of nerves.
Distribution:Venezuela South America|