Monographs Details: Posoqueria latifolia (Rudge) Roem. & Schult. subsp. latifolia
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 - The Guianas, Amazonas, Venezuela, and Amazonian Brazil, Peru, and Colombia. FRENCH GUIANA. Montagne du Mahury, rives du lac Halle 862; Riviere Mans, entire Alans et Saut-Sablat, Halle 537; Riviere Alans, Sant Grand Coumaron, Ilalle 751; Route du Pont des Cascades. Halle 486; bords de la Riviere du Maroni, Meliuon; River ete lo Gruzin Bolotu, St, Louis, Service Forestier H 287; Herb. Mus. Paris 398. SURINAME. Hostmann & Kappler 699; Zandery, Herb. Sur. 298; Km 2.6 in montibus Nassau, Lanjouw & Lindeman 2227; Wilhelmina Gebergte, Lucie Rivier, 3°20'N, 56°49'W-3°32'N, 56°26'W, 2-10 km below confluence of Oost Rivier, Irwin, Prance, Soderstrom & Holmgren 55367; near confluence of Oost Rivier, Irwin, Prance, Soderstrom & Holmgren 55626. BRITISH GUIANA. Demerara River, Jenman 6890; Rothery 228; Simiri, Per-saud 20; left bank of Potaro River ca 3 mi above Kaieteur Falls, Kaieteur Plateau, Cowan & Soderstrom 1796; along Potaro River, ca 3 mi above Kaieteur Falls, Kaieteur Plateau, Cowan & Soderstrom 2105; below Tukeit, base Kaieteur escarpment, Potaro River, Maguire & Fanshawe 23494; Yawakuri forest belts along the Berbice-Rupununi Cattle Trail, Berbice or Demerara County, Abraham 162; Membaru Creek, upper Mazaruni River, Pinkus 216; vicinity of Kartabo station, junction of Mazaruni and Cuyuni rivers, Graham 271. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Rio Siapa between Rio Casiquiare and mouth of Cano Hechimoni, Wurdack & Adderley 43610; 3 km SW of Base Camp, Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), Maguire & Politi 28958; ad flumina Casiquiare, Vasiva et Pacimoni, Spruce 3455; along Rio Yatua near Cano Tauavaca, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36506. BRAZIL. Amapa: edge of Rio Pedreira, road to Amapa, vicinity Km. 108, Pires & Cavalcante 52151; grounds of the Instituto Agronomico do Norte, Belem, Pires 48904, along Aio Araguari, between 1°55'N-51°59'W to 2°5'N-51°56'W, Pires, Rodrigues & Irvine 50655; Para: Belem, 6 km NE of Instituto Agronomico do Norte, near Catu, Barbosa de Silva 36; Thome Assu, up Rio Acara, Mexia 5974; Rio Guama, Froes 20402; Colares, Amazon, Poeppig 3034; Rio Oiapoque, Ca-choeira Grande Roche, 3°48'N, 51°53'W, Irwin, Egler & Pires 47134 COLOMBIA. Vaupes: Rio Piraparana (tributary of Rio Apaporis), Cano Teemeena, between lat 0°15'S, long 70°30'W and lat 0°25'N, long 70°30'W, Schidtes 17178; Mariquita, Perez Arbolaez 3021; Isla Moro Grande, Pacifico, Dryander 2578 (questionable). PERU. Loreto: near Iquitos, Mishuyacu, Klug 963.

Discussion:

Posoqueria latifolia (Rudge) R. & S., Syst. Yog. 5: 227. 1819.

Solena latifolia Rudge, Pl. Guian. 1: 26, t. 40. 1806.

Tocoyena longifolia H.B.K., Nov. Gen. & Sp. 3: 411. 1819.

Posoqueria decora DC, Prodr. 4: 375. 1830.

Type. French Guiana.

Distribution:Guyana South America| French Guiana South America| Venezuela South America| Brazil South America| Peru South America| Colombia South America| Peru South America|