Monographs Details: Myrcia longifolia DC.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1969. The botany of the Guayana Highland-part VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 1-290.
Family:Myrtaceae
Scientific Name:Myrcia longifolia DC.
Discussion:

Myrtus longifolia H.B.K., Nov. Gen. & Sp. 7: 258. 1825

The type-locahty is "in sylvis Orinocensibus, ad ripam fluminis Tuamini, prope Javitam." The type, Humboldt & Bonpland 959, represented by Field Mus. neg. 36891, is at Paris. It is a sterile specimen, evidently representing a species of Mouriri {Melastomataceae).