Monographs Details: Burdachia prismatocarpa var. loretoënsis W.R.Anderson
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part XI. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 32: 1-391.
Family:Malpighiaceae
Description:Latin Diagnosis - Differt a Burdachia prismatocarpa var prismatocarpa limbo petali postici in dimidio proximali utrinque ca 9 glandulis parvis instructo, distaliter eglanduloso, connectivis antherarum loculos apice aequantibus vel paulo superantibus, ovario fructuque glabro vel sparsim sericeo, et fructu cristis longitudinalibus humilibus rotundatisque et umbonibus basalibus brevioribus.

Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Western Amazonia. BRAZIL. Amazonas: Tonantins, Rio Solimoes, Feb frt, Mori et al 9053 (MICH). COLOMBIA. Amazonas: Loretoyacu River, elev 100 m, Oct flr, Schultes & Black 8400b (GH, US) & 8523 (COL, GH, NY, US). PERU. Loreto: Mishuyacu, near Iquitos, elev 100 m, Oct-Nov flr, Klug 429 (F, NY, US); Río Ambiyacu, Mar frt, Mori et al 9231 (MICH); Maynas, Yarina cocha, Nov flr, Torres M. 484 (ECON): type, q v.

Discussion:Type. Woytkowski 5146, banks of Río Nanay, elev 100 m, Dept. Loreto, Peru, 8 Dec 1958 flr/imm frt (holotype US, isotypes F, MO). This is the plant that Cuatrecasas called Burdachia sphaerocarpa in his Prima Flora Colombiana.