Monographs Details: Isertia coccinea (Aubl.) J.F.Gmel.
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 - St. Vincent Island, West Indies, French Guiana, Suriname, and Brazil. WEST INDIES. St, Vincent: Rev. Guilding s.n. FRENCH GUIANA. Route Cayenne-Rochambeau, Halle 448, 479; village de Matoury de Cayenne, Halle 840; vicinity of Cayenne, Broadway 705; Route Charvein Acarouany, km 1.200, without collector, 283 M. SURINAME. Hostmann 153; fluv. Tapana-honi, Versteeg 617; Lawa River, Gonggrijp 5323; Focke 939 (type of Isertia flava) ; fluv. Marowyne, Joekakreek, Gonggrijp 3745 (type of I. coccinea var pentamera); Nassau Alts., Marowijne River, Camp I, forested slopes and summit, alt 415 m, Cowan & Lindeman 39083; along bank of Marowijne River, upstream American-kondre, Lanjouw & Lindeman 2073; in montibus Nassau, in forest km 10.5, Lanjouw & Lindeman 2860.

Discussion:

Guettarda coccinea Aubl., Hist. Pl. Guiane 1: 317, pi. 1?3. 1775.

Isertia flava Miq., Linnaea 18: 613. 1844.

Isertia coccinea var pentamera Brem., Rec. Trav. Bot. Neerl. 31: 263. 1934.

Note:The var pentamera Brem. is merely a form with pentamerous flowers.

Distribution:West Indies| Saint Vincent and the Grenadines South America| French Guiana South America| Suriname South America| Brazil South America|