Monographs Details: Neurotheca loeselioides (Spruce ex Progel) Baill.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part XI. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 32: 1-391.
Discussion:1. Neurotheca loeselioides Oliver, Trans. Linn. Soc. 29: 113. 1872. Fig 72R-Y, 76. Octopleura loeselioides Spruce ex Progel, Mart. Fl. Bras. 6(1): 212. 1865. Neurotheca loeselioides Baill., Hist. PI. 138. 1888. Type. Spruce sn, Santarem, Jun 1850 (holotype K, isotype NY). This diminutive annual has been recorded from Brazil and Surinam. The following citation may be the first record for Guayana. GUYANA. Kaieteur Plateau: locally frequent, annual, flowers 4-merous, ovary superior, corollas blue, on wet rocks, in shallow sand, 9 May 1944, Maguire & Fanshawe 23334 (NY). (Genus found in Africa.)