Monographs Details: Ixora agostiniana 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 - VENEZUELA. Sucre: selva nublada por debajo de la cumbre, Cerro Patao, norte de Puerto de Hierro, noreste de Guiria, Peninsula de Paria, alt 800-825 m, 19 julio 1962, tree 4-5 m, leaves subcoriaceous, dark green above, dull green below, calyx dull green, corolla-tube scarlet, 4 lobes orange-red without, whitish within, anther buff-white, slightly exserted, 4, Julian A. Steyermark & Getulio Agostini 91120 (holotype VEN).

Discussion:

This species is named in honor of Getulio Agostini, who participated in the expedition with me.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|