Monographs Details: Pagamea velutina 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 - Arbor ad 12-metralis, ramis florigeris dense hirsutulis; stipularum vaginis 3.5-8 cm longis terminalibus lanceolatis apice obtusis setis nullis vel 4 erectis glabris 0.5 mm longis munitis, dense hirtellis vel hirsutulis; foliis petiolatis, petiolis 15-25 mm longis dense hirsutulis; laminis late elliptieo-obovatis vel obovato-ellipticis apice abrupte acuminatis, acumine 5-6 mm longo 3-4 mm lato, basi cuneatim aeutis vel acuminatis angustatis, 11-17 cm longis 4.5-7.5 cm latis, supra asperulo-hirtellis costa media hirtella, subtus breviter denseque molliter velutinis, costa media nervis lateralibusque dense pilis patenti-adscendentibus 0.5-0.7 mm longis piloso-hirsutulis; nervis lateralibus utroque latere 7-8 supra parce impressis subtus elevatis; inflorescentia in anthesi 3.5-9 cm longa in fructu 6-10 cm longa, pedunculo in anthesi 1.7-4.5 cm longo in fructu 2.5-5 cm longo complanato 2.5-3 mm lato, rhaehidi dense hirtella, ramis inferioribus 4-10 mm longis; floribus 3-5-seriatim praeditis glomerulis inferioribus cum axibus 4-10 mm longis ceteris sessilibus vel cum axibus 2 mm longis; calyce in anthesi 2.5-3.5 mm longo 3-3.25 mm lato in fructu 4-5 mm longo 7-10 mm lato campanulato inaequaliter 4-dentato, dentibus suborbiculari-ovatis vel ovatis ad triangularisuborbicularibus 0.5-2 mm longis 1-1.5 mm latis, extus dense hirtello intus strigilloso; corolla rotata 5.5 mm longa, tubo 1.5 mm longo basi 1 mm lato extus glabro intus glabro fauce dense villosula excepta, lobis 4 tubo longioribus lanceolato-oblongis apice obtusis vel rotundatis 3.5-4.5 mm longis 1.25-1.8 mm latis extus moderate vel dense pilosulis vel hispidulis intus dense villosulis; antheris 4 oblongis 1.4-1.5 mm longis, filamentis 2.5 mm longis glabris; ovario apice atque apicem versus hispidulo; stylo 0.75-2.5 mm longo glabro, stigmatibus 0.25 mm longis linearibus; fructu subglobose livido-negro 6-7 mm alto 7-8.5 mm lato glabro.