Monographs Details: Amanoa oblongifolia Müll.Arg.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRAZIL. Amazonas: Manaos, Igarape da Cochoeira Grande, silva inundabili, 30 Oct 1943, Ducke 1416 (NY); Manaos, rio Cuieiras, rio Bran-quinho, 21 Dec 1961, Rodrigues A Coelho 4018 NY); near Livramento on riv. Livramento, on varzea land, 12 Oct-6 Nov 1934, Krukoff 7015 (NY); with some reservation is included here, Rio Negro, Sao Gabriel, Macubeta on Rio Marie, 31 Jan 1942, Froes 574 (NY) (sterile). COLOMBIA. Vaupes: Macaya-Ajoju rivers confluence, Mount Chiribiquete, alt 1700-2100 ft., 15-16 May 1943, Schultes 5433 (US); Rio Apaporis: Soratama (above mouth of Rio Kananari), alt 900 ft, lat 0°5'N, long 70°40'W, 28 Jan 1952, Schultes & Cabrera 14995 (US).

Discussion:

Amanoa guyanensis var oblonga Benth. in sched.

Type. Inter Barcellos at S. Gabriel Amazonas, Brazil: R. Spruce 1973. Not seen.

Easily recognized by the black, fine puncticulation of the lower side of the leaf. Further collections are required to show the taxonomic worth of this character.

Distribution:Brazil South America| Colombia South America|