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.
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.


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|