Monographs Details: Pausandra martini Baill.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Scientific Name:Pausandra martini Baill.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Confined to the Guianas, Guayana, and to part of the Hylaea. FRENCH GUIANA. Montagne de Kaw, alt 275 m, 11 Dec 1954, Cowan 38370NY), 38708 (female NY). BRITISH GUIANA. 90 miles on Bartica-Potaro Road, 30 Oct 1947, Fanshawe 2729, R.N. 5528 (NY female); Eagle Mt., Potaro, 6 Mar 1949, Fanshawe 2876 (male NY); Mazaruni River, Morebukea forest, Kamarang Station, alt 500 m, 26 Oct 1951, Maguire & Fanshawe 32325 (fr. NY); plot 12, 30 ft from Chodikar River, 200 yards from south landing, alt 700 ft, 18 Oct 1952, Guppy 451, R.N. 7466, (fr. NY); Matthews Ridge, Barima River, N.W. Territory, Ridge Trail at line WX-7, alt ca 300 ft, 23 Jan 1955, Cowan 39324 (male NY). SURINAME. Brownsberg, 9 Sep 1917, Collector ? 3290 (male NY); in montibus Nassau in forest near Km 19.8, 22 Mar 1949, Lanjouw & Lindeman 2918 (sterile NY); Nassau Mts., Marowijne River, Plateau B, in forest on weathered bauxite near or at surface, alt ca 525 m, 4 Mar 1955, Maguire 40760 (sterile NY); 14 km N of Lucie River, alt 500 m, 12 Aug 1963), Irwin, Prance, Soderstrom & Holmgren 54715 (male NY); Wilhelmina Gebergte, occasional on forested lower slopes of Frederik Top, 3.5 km SSE of Juliana Top, alt 500 m, 20 Aug 1963, Irwin, Prance, Soderstrom & Holmgren 54910 (male NY). BRAZIL. Amapa: Serra do Navio, Rio Amapari, frequent on slopes of Observatorio Ore Body, alt 270 m, 12 Nov 1954, Cowan 38268 (fr. NY); Rio Oiapoque, virgin forest, 5 km SE of Clevelandia, 3°48'N, 51°53'W, occasional, 7 Aug 1960, Irwin, Pires & Westra 47394 NY). VENEZUELA. Delta Amacuro: bosque pluvial, este de Rio Grande, 36.5 km Este Noreste de El Palmar, cerca de los limites del Estado Bolivar, alt 320 m, 6 Feb 1964, Steyermark 93059 (fr. NY); Aug-Sep 1964, Berti 383 (young fr. NY); Berti 385 (young male NY); Bolivar: Sierra Imataca, along Rio Reforma 0.25-1 km above junction with Rio Toro, alt 200-250 m, 11 Dec 1960, Steyermark 87938 (fr. NY); Rio Toro (Rio Grande), between Rio La Reforma and Puerto Rico, N of El Palmar, alt 200-250 m, 12 Dec 1960, Steyermark 87990 (NY); Cerro El Picacho and vicinity, N of Las Chicarras, 45 km N of Tumeremo, Altiplanicie de Nuria, alt 620 m, 3 Feb 1961, Steyermark 89028 (fr. NY); Amazonas: Rio Orinoco. Cerro Huachamacari, Camp 2 to Culebra, 20-21 Dec 1950, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 29994 (male NY)

Discussion:

Pausandra flagellorhachis Lanj., Euphorb. Suriname 30, fig. 6. 1931.

Type. Cayenne, “Guiana, leg. Martin (herb. Mus. Paris).” Not seen.

Distribution:French Guiana South America| Guyana South America| Suriname South America| Brazil South America| Venezuela South America|