Monographs Details: Rudgea crassiloba (Benth.) Rob.
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 - British Guiana, southern Venezuela, and Brazil. BRITISH GUIANA. Berbice, 1837, Robert Schomburgk 363 (paratype of Coffea crassiloba), Schomburgk 199 (type of Coffea crassiloba) ; edge of forest, base of Rupununi River, near mouth of Charwair Creek, lat about 2°35'N, A. C. Smith 2404 VENEZUELA. Barinas: Ticoporo forest reserve, 8°15,N lat, 70°40'W long, bank of Bumbun river, alt 300 m, 3 May 1964, Breteler 3S99; same locality, 15 Jul 1964, Breteler 4016, 14 km from Barinas along road to Guanare, alt 200 m, 4 Sep 1964, Breteler 4206 between La Esmeralda and El Curito, 4 km SW of Rio Capitanejo, alt 175 m, 25-26 Aug 1966, Steyermark & Rabe 96563; Bolivar: Al margen de la sabana en la sombra, Maripa, Bajo Caura, alt 100 m, Williams 11923; occasional on island in Rio Aro, Hato La Vergerena, lat 6°45'N, long 63°30'W, alt 390 m, Wurdack 254; Amazonas: Zamora, 4 km al noroeste de Sta Barbara, Christ 20. BRAZIL. Maranhao: Anil, Island of Sao Luiz, terra firma, Krukoff 11795; Barreto, Krukoff 11855; Uha do Trauira, Froes 1848; Assu, Froes 17.

Discussion:

Coffea crassiloba Benth., Jour. Bot. Hook. 3: 233. 1841.

Rudgea schomburgkiana Benth., Linnaea 23: 459. 1850.

Type. On low banks in alluvial soil, British Guiana, 1837, Robert Schom-burgk 199.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America| Brazil South America|