Monographs Details: Lecythis Loefl.
Authority: Mori, S. A. 1987. The Lecythidaceae of a lowland Neotropical Forest: La Fumée mountain, French Guiana. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 44: 1-190.
Scientific Name:Lecythis Loefl.
Discussion:A genus of 26 species distributed from southeastern Nicaragua into northwestern South America and throughout northern South America and the Amazon Basin. Four species are found in the forests of eastern coastal Brazil.