Monographs Details: Posoqueria coriacea subsp. maxima (Standl.) 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 - Known only from Colombia. COLOMBIA. Cundinamarca: Cordillera Oriental, Balsonera Creek, 5 km SE of Yacopi, near the Boyaca border, Grant 9136; Lawrence 729. A specimen of Lamb 182 from Valle del Magdalena, Cimitarra, Toroba Camp is sterile, but apparently belongs here. It has large stipules 20 mm long and 16 mm broad.

Discussion:

Posoquena maxima Standley, Field Mus. Publ. Bot. 7: 571. 1930.

Type. Colombia, Purdie.

Note: The type specimen shows only a single corolla and calyx, both of which are insect damaged too badly to note intricate details.

Distribution:Colombia South America|