Monographs Details: Pithecellobium basijugum Ducke
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:Mimosaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA: Amazonas: frequent in flooded forest along uppermost Rio Yatua, alt. 100-140 m; small bushy tree; corolla cream; stamens basally white, apically rose; 7-8 Dec 1953, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36724; along uppermost Rio Yatua, alt. 100-140 m; shrub 2.5 m, cauliflorous; filaments basally white, apically pink; 27 Oct 1957, Maguire, Wurdack & Maguire 41958.

Discussion:Ducke described this species, based on collections from northwestern Brazil, but there are now more gatherings from southeastern Colombia than from Brazil. This fir.st report from Venezuela is from the adjacent region, so the actual extension of range is not great.
Distribution:Venezuela South America|