Monographs Details: Caraipa grandifolia Mart.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Family:Clusiaceae
Discussion:15. Caraipa grandifolia Martius, Nov. Gen. Sp. PI. 1: 105. 1824; Benth., Jour. Linn. Soc. Bot. 5: 61. 1861; W a w r a in Mart., Fl. Bras. 12(1): 319. t 65. 1886; Ducke, Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 5: 173. 1930. Type. Brazil. Amazonas. Ega: C. Ph. v. Martius (M). Caraipa glabrata Mart., Nov. Gen. Sp. PI. 1: 105. t 65. 1824; Benth., Jour. Linn. Soc. Bot. 5: 62. 1861; Wawra in Mart., Fl Bras. 12(1): 320. 1886. Type. Brazil. Amazonas. "In margine sylvarum ad Coari vicum": C. Ph. v. Martius (M). Caraipa calophylla Benth., Jour. Linn. Soc. Bot. 5: 61. 1861, nom nud, pro synon. Type. Brazil. Amazonas: R. Spruce 1395 (holotype K, isotype P). Caraipa palustris Barb. Rodr., Ternstroem.: 5, f. A ("C. rupestris''). 1887, Ducke, Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 3: 215. 1922; 4: 138. 1925. Caraipa grandifolia var palustris (Barb. Rodr.) Ducke, Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 5: 173. 1930.