Monographs Details: Faramea umbelliflora Bremer
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 type locality.

Discussion:

Type. Surinam River, Suriname, 16 Sept 1900, Tresling 439.

An examination of the holotype specimen shows 3-6 filiform pedicels arising at the apex of each peduncle; the peduncles are slender, 9-18 mm long and 0.50.7 mm in diameter, and terminate the lateral shoots; the leaf-blades are lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate to subcaudate at the apex with an acumen 5-10 mm long.