Monographs Details: Anemopaegma
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Scientific Name:Anemopaegma
Discussion:2. Anemopaegma Martius ex Meisner, Gen. 1: 300; 2: 208. 1840, nom cons. Type. A. mirandum (Cham.) DC. = A. arvense (Veil.) Stellf. ex de Souza. Cupulissa RaL, Fl. Tell. 2: 57. 1837, nom rej. Type. C. grandifolia (Jacq.) RaL =A. grandifolia (Jacq.) Merrill & Sandw. Platolaria RaL, Sylva Tell. 78. 1838, nom rej. Type. P. flavescens RaL =A. orbiculatum (Jacq.) DC. Pseudopaegma Urb., Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 34: 739. 1916. Lectotype. P. jucundum (Bur. & K. Schum.) Urb. =A. jucundum Bur. & K. Schum. This genus is especially well-characterized by its stipitate oblong-elliptic or suborbicular or ellipsoidal fruit. The ovary likewise is stipitate and the disc conical. Its yellow or cream flowers are of the "Anemopaegma-type.'' The genus occurs throughout continental tropical America. Four species have been collected in the Guayana Highland.