Monographs Details: Eschweilera Mart. ex DC.
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:Eschweilera Mart. ex DC.
Discussion:The most diverse genus of the family with approximately 90 species distributed from Mexico throughout Central America into northwestern South America and from northern South America as far south as Rio de Janeiro.