Monographs Details: Posoqueria platysiphonia Rusby
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 the Andes of northeastern Colombia, COLOMBIA. Magdalena: Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Hacienda El Parque, entre Rio Sevilla y Rio Frio, alt 1220 m, Kernan 130; Cundinamarca: Caparrapi, alt 1280 m, Garcia B. 7736; without locality, Triana 147.

Discussion:

Type collected in damp forest on mountain side near Valparaiso, Colombia, alt about 1220 m, 5 July 1898-99, a small tree with long drooping branches, to 20 ft, the flowers creamy white, Herbert H. Smith 1655.

Distribution:Colombia South America|