Monographs Details: Faramea capillipes 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 - Amazonian Brazil and Peru, Colombia (Amazonas and Magdalena Valley), and Venezuela (Amazonas, Barinas, and lower slopes of Andes) at altitudes of 100-1000 m. VENEZUELA. Barinas: 77 km from Barinas along road to San Cristobal, alt 350 m, 9 May 1964, Breteler 3949; rainforest between La Esmeralda and El Curito, 4 km SW of Rio Capitanejo, alt 175 m, 25-26 Aug 1966, Steyermark & Rabe 96952; Amazonas: Cerro Yapacana, alt about 10 m, Holt A Blake 745; en la Isla de El Raton, Williams 13178; en la margen de camino en selva algo tupida y alta, Yavita, alt 128 m, Williams 14006; en la selva alta de tierra firme, lamatama, alt 121 m, Williams 15108; selva de tierra firme de bajo Sanariapo, alt 120 m, Williams 16015; Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), montane forest, alt 700-1000 m, Maguire A Politi 37490; Merida: rich forested slopes along Rio Onia, near Bolero, north of Mesa Bolivar, alt 545-915 m, Steyermark 56735. COLOMBIA. Santander: vicinity of Barranca Bermeja, Magdalena Valley, between Sogramoso and Colorado rivers, alt 100-500 m, Haught 1529, vicinity of Puerto Berrio, between Carare and Magdalena rivers, alt 100-700 m, Haught 1640; Amazonas: Tapurucuare (Santa Izabel), Middle Rio Negro, between mouth of Rio Curicuriari and Barcellos, Schultes & Lopez 8924. PERU. Loreto: Soledad, Tessmann 5322; Mishuyacu, near Iquitos, alt 100 m, Klug 691; Rio Nanay, Williams 753; Santa Ana on the upper Rio Nanay, Williams 1234. BRAZIL: Amazonas: Near mouth of Rio Embira (tributary of Rio Tarauaca), basin of Rio Jurua, lat 7°30'S, long 70°15'W, Krukoff 4732; Manaos, Estreda do Aleixo, silva non inundabile, Ducke 1144; Esperanca (ad ostium fluminis Javary), silva non inundabili, Ducke 1124; near Palmares, basin of Rio Solimoes, Municipality Sao Paulo de Olivenga, terra firma, Krukoff 8062; near Tres Casas, on low terra firma, basin of Rio Madeira, Municipality Humayta, Krukoff 6555; Manaus, 3 km da Br 17, entrada a direita, Mello 2185; Maues, Pires 63; Para: Belem, Dahlgren & Sella 724; in vicinibus Obidos, Spruce 322 (type of Faramea capil-lipes); south woods of Instituto Agronomico do Norte, Belem, Archer 8153; Rondonia: Falls of Madeira, Rusby 2571 (type of Faramea breviflora, nomen nudum).

Discussion:

Faramea breviflora Benth. ex Britton, Bull. Toney Club 18: 109. 1891, nomen nudum.

Type. In vicinibus Obidos, Prov. Para, Brazil, Dec 1849, R. Spruce 322.

As mentioned under F. quadricostata Brem., specimens from British Guiana and Suriname were misidentified by Standley as F. capillipes (Bull. Torrey Club 75: 573. 1948), an entirely different species.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Colombia South America| Brazil South America| Peru South America|