Monographs Details: Sapium prunifolium Klotzsch
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 - Outside British Guiana and Suriname it is reported from Bahia, Brazil. SURINAME. Inter Coppename fluv. ostium et Coronie oppidum, in forest near Km 0.4, first line, 15 Dec 1948, Lanjouw & Lindeman 1381 (determined as S.obtusifolium by G. Meijer male, female NY). VENEZUELA. Bolivar: woods bordering savannah by Rio Asa, above Raudal Cotua, S of La Paragua, alt 290 m, 1 Aug 1960, Steyermark 86742 (fr. NY).

Discussion:

Type. Near savannahs, British Guiana, Schomburgk n. 283.

Distribution:Suriname South America| Guyana South America| Brazil South America|