Monographs Details: Coutoubea minor Kunth
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1989. The Botany of the Guayana Highland- Part XIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. XIII: 1-127.
Family:Gentianaceae
Scientific Name:Coutoubea minor Kunth
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Known only from savanna areas along the middle and upper Rio Orinoco, Venezuela.

Discussion:

Type.Crescit in humidis Orinoco, prope cataractam aturensium, Humboldt & Bonpland.

Specimens examined. VENEZUELA, amazonas: Corolla white, Sanariapo at 100 m, 8 Sep 1944, Steyermark 58435; flowers white, Danta Falls, Rio Cuao, 19 Nov 1948, Maguire & Politi 27402 (NY, VEN); Sabana Santa Rosa (Rita), Rio Sipapo, 17 Nov 1948, Maguire & Politi 27305 (NY, VEN); Puerto Ayacucho, wet sandy soil on rocky outcrop, 24 Oct 1950, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 29241 (NY, VEN); Puerto Ayacucho, frequent, in moist pockets, crystalHne laja at 100- 120 m, 7 Nov 1953, Maguire, Wurdack & Bunting 36032 (NY, VEN); floras blancas, sobre la roca, Caiio Cupaven, Rio Orinoco at mouth of Rio Atabapo, 150 m, 11 May 1954, Level 79 (NY, VEN); desembocadura Rio Atabapo, Sep 1960, Foldats 3878 (NY, VEN). BOLivAR: Cerro San Borja, Rio Orinoco, 12 Dec 1955, Wurdack & Monachino 39835 (NY).