Monographs Details: Macrolobium suaveolens var. pakarimense R.S.Cowan
Authority: Cowan, Richard S. 1953. A taxonomic revision of the genus Macrolobium (Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae). Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 8 (1): 257-342.
Family:Caesalpiniaceae
Description:Latin Diagnosis - Arbor 10-13 m. alta, 15 cm. diametro, ramulis minute puberulis. Petiolus 4-6 mm. longus, leviter sulcatus, valde minuto-puberulus. Foliola 7-9.5 cm. longa, 3-4 cm. lata, arcuata, ad apicem abrupte acuta, extremitate obtusa vel acuta, supra in costa minute puberula, infra glabra, costa valde salienti supra, infra plana, venulis subprominulis. Inflorescentiae ad 5 cm. longae; pedicello 2.5-4 mm. longo; bracteolis 5.5 mm. longis, 3 mm. latis, oblongis, intus glabris, extus minuto-puberulis, obtusis et parce apiculatis. Sepala quinque, duobus adaxilibus partim conjunctis, 3.5-4 mm. longa, 1-1.5 mm. lata, lanceolata vel lineari-lanceolata, ad apicem sparse ciliolata. Petali lamina circa 7mm. diametro, orbicularis, unguicilo 4-5 mm. longo, auriculato. Stylus 14-15 mm. longus, basim versus puberulus. Ovarium 2 mm. longum, 1 mm. latum, ubique minuto-puberulum, gynophoro 3.5 mm. longo, minuto-puberulo.

Distribution and Ecology - Additional Specimens: Bartica-Potaro Road, 107 m., Nov. 1943, Fanshawe 1470 (Forestry Dept. 4206) (BGF).

Discussion:

Type Collection: B. Maguire & D. B. Fanshawe 32210, "margin of Imbaimadai Savanna, Upper Mazaruni River, Pakarima Mts., 550 m. alt., British Guiana," Oct. 1951 (HOLOTYPE NY, isotypes F, G, GH, K, MO, U, US, VEN).