Monographs Details: Lorostemon bombaciflorus Ducke
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1964. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part V. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-278.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. So far collected only from inundable land near Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
Type. A. Ducke fruct. III-1932 (RB) ; florif. 14-6-1933 (cum ligno no. 218), H.J.B.R. no. 23,768 [RB, NY (2)].
I have seen in addition to the types, all from the vicinity of Manaus, the following: Ducke 944, flowering [GH (2), NY]; Ducke 1200, a specimen with mature fruit (NY).
Distribution:Brazil South America