Monographs Details: Hevea
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Scientific Name:Hevea
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Hevea is largely confined to the Amazon Basin (Hylaea), with slight northern extensions into the Upper Orinoco and Casiquiare basins and into British Guiana. The northernmost occurrence is at Rio Sipapo, Terr. Amazonas, 5° northern latitude and Sierra Ichun, Bolivar, Venezuela, 4°46' northern latitude.


Type. H. guyanensis Aublet, Hist. Pl. Guiane 2: 871. 1775.

The concepts of species adapted here are those of Ducke, originally published in Archivos do Inst. Biol. Vegetal 2: 217-246. pl. 1-3. 1935, and later published as a somewhat revised separate: Revision of the Genus Hevea, 32 p, 1939.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America|