Monographs Details: Symphonia globulifera L.f.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett & Wurdack, John J. 1964. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part V. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 1-278.
Family:Clusiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Widespread in tropical America, normally growing in rainforest or swampy areas; Costa Rica and Honduras south to Peru and east to the West Indies, Venezuela, and Guianas and Brazil; tropical Africa.

Discussion:

Moronobea coccinea Aubl. PI. Guiane 778, in part, and as to Figs, a-j, pl. 313. 1775.

Symphonia globulifera L. f. var. macoubea Vesque in DC. Monogr. 8: 229. 1873.

S. globulifera L. f. var. major Diels, Notisbl. 15: 49. 1940.

S. microphylla Schultes, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 17: 20. 1955.

S. utilissima Schultes, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 17: 22. 1955.

Type. Habitat in Surinamo. C. G. Dalberg (Linn.).

Distribution:Costa Rica South America| Honduras Central America| Peru South America| West Indies| Venezuela South America| Guyana South America| Brazil South America|