Monographs Details: Schefflera decaphylla (Seem.) Harms
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1984. The Botany of the Guyana Highland - Part XII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 38: 1-84.
Family:Araliaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Roraima Territory, Brazil and Guyana through Surinam, FrenchGuiana, Para to Amazonas, Brazil. N o t yet collected in Guayana or otherwise inVenezuela. F R E N C H G U I A N A . N o n epanouies, boutons verdatres, 2-3 mm , en grappes assez importantes a I'extremite des rameaux, Placeau n. 3—Carreau 26— Route de mana, terrain sablonneaux, vernacular n a m e Tobitoutou, idiome Paramaka, 31 Jan 1956, French Guiana Forest Service 7229 (NY); fruit verts, ronds, 1.5 c m , en grappes terminales, "importantes," 14 M a r 1957, French Guiana Forest Service 7690 (NY). B R A Z I L . Manaos, 27.7.1931, Ducke 25503 (NY); lvs. entroncamento, silva paludosa, secus rivulomm, arbor mediocris, inflorescentiae in ramulis terminales, amplae, e basi ramosae, floribus ochroleucis, Belem, Para, 3 Dec 1941, Ducke 1929 (NY, 2 sheets). S U R I N A M . Sectie O , M e i 1945, Woodherbarium 327 (NY); Sectie O , 28-10-1915, N o . 579 (Herb. No. 1149) (NY, 2sheets); Sectie O , 30-IV-1917, No . 847 (Herb. N o . 2838) (NY).

Discussion:

Sciodaphyllum decaphyllum Seem., Jour. Bot. 3: 266. 1865.

Schefflera paraensis Huber, Bol. Mus. Para 6: 198. 1910. nomen ex descr. Ducke, Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 3: 228. 1922, descr. Type. Belem do Para, 24 Mar 1915, ^. Ducke 15743 (MG, G).

Type. Guyan Fr., Sagot 916 (K, P).

Distribution:Brazil South America| Guyana South America| Suriname South America| French Guiana South America|