Monographs Details: Sapium klotzschianum (Müll.Arg.) Huber
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Southern Brazil and Suriname. SURINAME. Watramiri, tree 1662, 17 Feb 1920, herb. B. W. n. 4548 (male, fr. NY); Zanderij, 1 Aug 1944, Wood herbanum Surinam 216 (sterile NY); Paramaribo, Oct 1944, Stahel s.n. (male, female NY); Nickerie, on small ridge in meadow S of Clarapolder, 7 May 1949, Lanjouw & Lindeman 3150 (fr. NY). VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Altiplanicie de Nuria, wooded areas bordering savanna, 7.5 km SE of Campamento Nuria, along pica 107, alt 570 m, 20-21 Jul 1960, Steyermark 86543 (sterile NY).

Discussion:

Type. Bresil oriental, surtout Bahia (Salzmann) et Rio de Janeiro (ou cette espece a ete recoltee par plusieurs collectionneurs" (Huber).

I am following Lanjouw in treating this species in this broad sense. A thorough study of the southern Brazilian type will be needed to see if this treatment is correct

Distribution:Brazil South America| Suriname South America|