Monographs Details: Miconia ceramicarpa var. crozieriae Cremers & C.V.Martin
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1961. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IV (2). Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-87.
Family:Melastomataceae
Description:Latin Diagnosis - A var. candolleana Cogn. differt foliis paulo minoribus subtus intense purpurascentibus pilis hypanthii brevioribus. Folia 7-11 X 3.5-5 cm subtus purpurascentia densiuscule pilosula pilis ca. 0.3-0.4 mm longis. Hypanthium dense cum setulis patulis 0.5-0.7 mm longis hirsutum.

Distribution and Ecology - BRAZIL: Amapa: Serra do Navio, abundant on southeast lower slopes of Chumbo Ore Body, alt. 150 m; herb rooting along stem, covering forest floor densely, leaves dark green above and purple beneath, petals rose, stamens white, fruit rose; 1 Nov 1954, B. S. Cowan 38075 (holotype, NY); Serra do Navio, Water Supply Dam along trail to Serra do Viado, Cowan 38390 (paratype).

Discussion:the typical variety of M. ceramicarpa and in var. violacea (DC.) Cogn., the stem pubescence is appressed and the appressed lower leaf surface pubescence is limited to the veins and venules. In var. candolleana, the apparently concolorous mature leaf blades are 12-16 X 5-8 cm and the hypanthial hairs are 1-1.5 mm long; it is represented, apart from the syntypes, by Cowan 38386 from the lowland forest near Serra do Navio.