Monographs Details: Odontadenia funigera Woodson
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1958. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part III. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-156.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Amazonas: Marguire, Wurdaclc & Bunting 36517, Casiquiare, occasional along Rio Yatua above mouth of Rio Yacibo, 100-140 m elev., Dec 4, 1953, woody vine, flowers yellow.
Discussion:The specimen was compared with an isotype which was collected at Manaos, Brazil. The calyx-lobes are up to 6 mm long, ciliate, essentially glabrous in the upper part; corolla almost glabrous outside, the throat up to 2.5 cm in diameter (pressed) ; stamens inserted below the dilation of the throat, the anthers hairy dorsally; ovary sparsely hairy or glabrous; leaf-blades up to 17 cm long and 8 cm broad. Tt remains to be seen what relationship this species holds with its dose allies which at present are mostlv known from only single collections.
Distribution:Venezuela South America