Monographs Details: Schefflera japurensis (Mart. & Zucc. ex Marchal) 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 - Mainly at altitudes below 1200 meters in southern Venezuela,southeastern Amazonian Colombia, and northwestern Brazil. V E N E Z U E L A . EstadoBolivar: branched tree to 15 m high, leaves silvery-tan beneath, frequent inwoodland C a m p 3, 1200 m alt, C e n o Guaiquinima, Rio Paragua, 19 D e c 1951,Maguire 32745 (NY); tree 7 m high, leaves coriaceous, yellow-brown below,sericeous, peduncle pale green, flowers greenish, Siena Ichun, laderas boscosas alnorte del Salto Maria E s p u m a (Salto Ichun), 625-725 m , 27 D e c 1961, Steyermark90225 ( V E N , N Y ) . Territorio Amazonas: tree 6-12 m , buds pale green, occasionalin Clusia "moss forest" 2-3 k m south of C a m p 3, Cerro de la Neblina, Rio Yatua,1000 m ah, 26 D e c 1953, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36904 (NY). B R A Z I L.Amazonas: tree ofthe catinga forest, 12 m high, 30 c m diam, leaves rusty underneath,inflorescence yellow, 400-800 m alt, between Missao and Serra Pirapucu,Sena da Neblina, Rios Negro, Cauaburi, Maturaca, 13 Jan 1966, Silva &Brazao 60814 ( N Y , 2 sheets). Bahia: tree 25 ft high, 5 in diam, Serra Sincora,1000 m ah, 9 Oct 1942, Froes 12638 ( N Y ).

Discussion:

Sciadophyllum japurensis Mart. & Zucc. ex E. March., Flora Bras. 11(1): 244. t. 69 II. 1879.

Type. Araracoara, Japura River, Caqueta, Amazonas, Colombia, Martius s.n. (M).

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