Monographs Details: Endlicheria sprucei (Meisn.) Mez
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1964. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part V. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-278.
Family:Lauraceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. A tree, or shrub? described from the Rio Vaupes region of Amazonian Brazil and reported from Loreto, Peru. BRAZIL. Amazonas: tereno silicoso, bordade Caatinga, Jauarete, Vaupes, Rio Negro, Froes 21211 ([female] fl. NY).

Discussion:

Goeppertia sprucei Meissner in DC. Prodr. 15: 172. 1864.

Type. Prope Panure ad Rio Uaupes, Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil, Spruce -27^5"(isotype, [male] fl. N Y ) .

The pistillate specimen was collected by Froes a few miles west of the type locality at the outermost point along the Rio Negro penetrated by Spruce. Apparently the latter did not find the species in that area, for we have no collection made by him there.

Distribution:Brazil South America| Peru South America|