Monographs Details: Appunia brachycalyx (Bremek.) 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 Suriname. SURINAME. In addition to the tvpe specimen, the following may be recorded: Forest 9 km N of Lucie Rider, 12 km W of Oost Rivier, Wilhelmina Gebergte, 3°36'-3°41'N, 56°30'-56°34'W, alt 275 m, 31 Jul 1963, shrub to 1.5 m, fruit green maturing violet, Irwin, Prance, Soderstrom & Holmgren 54519.

Discussion:

Bellynkxia brachycalyx Brem., Rec. Trav. Bot. Xeerl. 31: 227. 1934.

Type. Emma Range, Suriname, alt 600 m, 15 March 1922, BW (Gonggrijp & Stahel) 5679.

An examination of the ovary on the holotype specimen from Utrecht reveals that it is 4-celled with 1 ovule ascending from the side of each cell.

Distribution:Suriname South America|