Monographs Details: Coussarea leptoloba (Spreng. ex Hook.f.) Müll.Arg.
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 - Southwestern Venezuela in drainage of Rio Negro. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: in flooded forest along uppermost Rio Yatua, alt 100-140 m, 7-8 Dec 1953, shrub or small tree; corolla white, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36734

Discussion:

Faramea leptoloba Benth. & Hook, f., Gen. Pl 2: 121. 1873.

Type. San Carlos, [Amazonas], Venezuela, Oct 1853, R. Spruce 3141.

This collection differs from the type in having less pubescence on the lower midrib of the leaf-blade, shorter and fewer hairs on the corolla-tube and lobes, broader corolla-lobes, and shorter calyx-lobes.

Distribution:Venezuela South America|