Monographs Details: Odontocarya ulei Diels
Authority: Barneby, Rupert C. 1972. New and notable Menispermaceae tribe Tinosporeae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 22: 137-151.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRAZIL. Acre: disturbed forest on terra firme, k m 242-246 on rd from Abuna to Rio Branco, fr in Jul, Forero, Coelho & Farias 6333 (NY).
The specimens are interpreted as the pistillate sex of O. idei, discovered on the
upper Acre in 1911 by Ule, and known hitherto only from the staminate flowering type.
Inflorescence [female] arising from leafless branchlets of the second season (not from trunk),
including the peduncle 2.5-4 dm long; fruiting pedicels ± 3 mm long; drupe 13-14
mm long, 8-9 mm diam, green when fresh, black when dry, the leathery exocarp and
mucilaginous mesocarp cleanly peeling from the endocarp; endocarp ±12 mm long,
8 mm diam, almost smooth and unappendaged except for a narrow appressed wing
parallel to the condyle on the ventral side, the condylar aperture closed, linear, with a
small pore at distal end.
Distribution:Brazil South America