Monographs Details: Schefflera spruceana (Seem.) Maguire, Steyerm. & Frodin
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 - Widely distributed mostly at lower elevations in VenezuelanGuayana, southwestern Colombia, and northwestern Amazonian Brazil. V E N EZ U E L A . Territorio Amazonas: small tree at Aguita, slopes of M o u n t Duida,3100 ft ah, A u g 1928-Apr 1929, Tate 876 (NY); smah tree, savanna border ofwoodland, Yavita, Rio Atabapo, Rio Orinoco, 19 Oct 1950, Maguire 29307 ( N Y ) ;tree 2-8 m , flowers greenish-yellow, fruit green, frequent along Pimichin-Yavitaroad near Pimichin, 130-140 m alt, Rio Guainia, 14 A p r 1953, Maguire &Wurdack 35649 (NY); tree 5-8 m high, fruit greenish-yellow, leaflets (l-)4(-5),occasional, Pimichin-Yavita trail, 1 k m from Pimichin, 140 m alt, Rio Guainia,10 Oct 1957, Maguire, Wurdack & Keith 41794 ( N Y , V E N ) ; along savanna, tree4 m tall, leaves coriaceous, road between Yavita and Pimichin, 1 k m from Yavita,125 m ah, 21 A p r 1970, Steyermark & Bunting 102876 (NY, V E N ) ; tree 5 m,leaves coriaceous, flowers and fruits pale green, data as preceding, 21 Apr 1970,Steyermark & Bunting 102879 ( N Y , V E N ) .

Discussion:

Didymopanax spruceanus Seem., Jour. Bot. 6: 132. 1867.

Type. San Gabriel, Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil, R. Spruce 2307 (holotype k.)

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