Monographs Details: Myrcia ayresiana O.Berg
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1969. The botany of the Guayana Highland-part VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 1-290.
Scientific Name:Myrcia ayresiana O.Berg

Described from the banks of the Orinoco ["ad ripas fluminis Orinoco (Ayres, coll. no. 872)"], this species was compared by Berg with Mvrcia berberis D C 'and M . kegeliana Berg, both of which are synonyms of M . fallax The type of M ayresiana was seen by Berg in the Berlin Herbarium, and has presumably been destroyed