Monographs Details: Malanea sarmentosa f. tomentosa 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 - A f. sarmentosa differt calyce plus minusve moderate vel abundante adpressopubescenti; foliorum laminis subtus dense villosulis per omnes partes; fructibus ovoideis 6-7 mm longis 4 mm latis.

Discussion:The leaves vary from broadly obovate to oval to suborbicular-ovate, and are usually cjuite rounded at the apex or rarely subacute to acute, and broadly rounded to obtuse at the base, with 9-11 lateral nerves on each side. The petioles are 5-8 mm long and densely hirsute-setulose with appressed hairs.