Monographs Details: Discocarpus spruceanus 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. Airao (Rio Negro infer.), silva in saxosis ripae altae, 23 March 1942, Ducke 904 (male NY); Amazonas: Maues, mata virgem, 30 Nov. 1946, Pires 109 (male NY).

Discussion:

Discocarpus spruceanus Benth. in R. Spruce plant, exs. e Rio Negro 3527 et 3781 (ined.)

Type. “Ad Rio Negro supra ostium flum. Casiquiare, Spruce 3527, 3781 ex parte” (3781, 3527 in NY).

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:Brazil South America|