Monographs Details: Rondeletia purdiei var. glabrior Steyerm.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Rubiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - At low elevations in departments of Magdalena and Bolivar, northern Colombia. COLOMBIA. Magdalena: dry forest and thickets, near Masinga, Santa Marta, alt 78 m, 17 Jul 1898, Herbert H. Smith 820 (holotype NY) ; near Bonda, Santa Marta, 1 Aug 1898, Smith 319; Bolivar: near Turbaco, Torrecilla, alt 150-300 m, Killip & Smith 14263, 14397, 14628.

Discussion:

A var purdiei hypanthio paree vel moderatim strigilloso recedit; calycis lobis extus parce strigillosis.

Distribution:Colombia South America|