Monographs Details: Calyptranthes speciosa Sagot var. speciosa
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1958. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part III. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-156.
Discussion:For description see Amshoff, Fl. Surin. 3: 61 (1951). In the region from eastern Colombia to northeastern Peru this species is represented by C. speciosa var. gigantifolia (McVaugh) McVaugh, comb, now (C. gigantifolia McVaugh, Fieldiana Bot. 29: 181. 1956). Var. speciosa is known from relatively low-lying areas in Suriname and French Guiana, the type from the French side of the Marowijne [Maroni] River.