Monographs Details: Laplacea alpestris (Krug & Urb.) Dyer
Authority: Liogier, Alain H. 1971. Novitates Antillanae. IV. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 21: 107-157.
Family:Theaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - This species was heretofore known only from Haiti, with three collections. I have discovered it in the Dominican Republic, Cordillera Central at El Montazo, Constanza, Alain Liogier 15451.

Discussion:

Haemocharis alpestris Krug & Urban, Bot. Jahrb. 21: 547. 1896.

Wikstroemia alpestris Blake, Contr. Gray Herb. 53: 38. 1918.

Until fertile collections are available, I am also referring to this species two sterile specimens with longer, oblong-lanceolate leaves. Sierra de Neiba; near La Doscientos, .Alain Liogier 12579 (NY, US), Jimenez, .Alain Liogier & Marcano 5604 (NY, US).

Distribution:Haiti South America| Dominican Republic South America|