Monographs Details: Merremia aturensis (Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth) Haller f.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part XI. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 32: 1-391.
Family:Convolvulaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Reported from southern Mexico, Guatemala and Behze, apparently disjunct to northern South America including Colombia, Venezuela, Guayana and Brazil. BRAZIL. Roraima. Caju, headwaters of the Rio Cotinga. B. Maguire & C. Maguire 40361 (NY). VENEZUELA. Bolivar. Uaipan-Tepui. Phelps & Hitchcock 311 (NY); between Ciudad Piar and morichal at base of Cerro Bolivar. B. Maguire & J. Wurdack 35743 (NY).

Discussion:1. Merremia aturensis (Humboldt, Bonpland & Kunth) H. Hall., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 16: 552. 1893. Ipomoea aturensis (H.B.K.) G. Don, Gen. Syst. 4: 226. 1838. I. juncea Choisy in DC, Prodr. 9: 355. 1845. Type. Venezuela. Amazonas. Atures Falls. A. Humboldt & A. Bonpland 859 (microfiche seen).
Distribution:Brazil South America| Mexico North America| Guatemala Central America| Colombia South America| Belize Central America| Venezuela South America| Guyana South America|