Monographs Details: Discocarpus essequiboensis Klotzsch
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 - British GUIANA. Schomburgk 920 (male NY) (matched with Schomburgk So in K); basin of Essequibo River, near mouth of Onoro Creek, about lat 1°35'N, dense forest, 15-24 Dec 1937, Smith 2692 (female NY).

Discussion:

D. essequiboensis Klotzsch, Archiv Naturg. 7(1): 201. 1841 (nomen).

Type. On the Upper Essequibo, Schomburgk 35, 659, and the fruit specimens of 706.

The original diagnosis of this species consists of: “D. essequiboensis, ramulis albido-cinereis laevibus, foliis ovatis apice attenuato obtusis supra nitidis, germini-bus capsulisque velutinis laevibus.”

Distribution:Guyana South America|