Monographs Details: Drypetes maguireana Monach.
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 - Known from altitudes above 1300m in the Roraima area. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Kavanayan on edge of forests, alt 1300 m, 27 May 1946, Lasser 1758 (NY). BRITISH GUIANA. Narrow strip of woods along Kukenem River at Roraima ford, Paulo, alt 4000 ft, 4 Nov 1927, Tate 175 (NY); Mt. Roraima, Arabupu slopes, alt 4200 ft, 1 Jan 1928, Tate 254 NY). The female flowers and fruit are unknown.

Discussion:

Type. In forests on banks of an arroyo, Alto Caroni, Bolivar, Venezuela, 25 Apr 1946. Tobias Lasser 1413 (holotype NY).

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Guyana South America|