Monographs Details: Discophora guianensis Miers
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Family:Icacinaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Rio Cuao. Maguire & Politi 28441 (A, NY). GUYANA. Upper Mazaruni River Basin, Kako River. Tillett & Tillett 45514 (A, NY).

Discussion:Discophora guianensis Miers, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. II. 9: 223. 1852, II, 10: 118. 1852. The Tilletts' specimen shows an anomalous development of the fruit, possibly a disease condition where the elongated sterile fruits are covered with a tan corky surface. This has been seen in other specimens from Brazil.
Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America|