Monographs Details: Aldina latifolia subsp. pubescens Spruce ex Benth.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett, et al. 1953. The Botany of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 8 (2): 87-160.
Description:Latin Diagnosis - A var. latifolia ramulis, petiolis, rachibus, petiolulis, et foliolorum facie inferiore appresso-puberulentibus, foliolis maioribus (13.5-17.5 cm. longis, 6-7.5 cm. latis) differt.


TYPE: "Prope San Gabriel da Cachoeira, ad Rio Negro, Brasiliae borealis, Jan.-Aug. 1852," Spruce 2077; New York Botanical Garden.

The specimen was cited by Bentham in the original publication of the species but on the sheet itself Spruce implied in a note that it might represent a varietyof the species. The puberulent character of the vegetative parts separates this variety from the typical variety.