Monographs Details: Eugenia conjuncta Amshoff
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1969. The botany of the Guayana Highland-part VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 1-290.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Right bank of Essequibo River, 4 miles above Gluck island,3 Sep 1949 (fl). Forest Dept. 6108 (K!, type; N Y ! ).
For description see Amshoff. Apparently this distinctive plant is still unknown
except for the type-collection. It is described by the collector as a tree 30 ft high.
It is recognizable by the dense tawny pubescence, moderately large leaves (12-18 cm
long) with long drip-tips and arcuate-anastomosing lateral veins, and flowers of the
type of Eugenia feijoi, with oblong anthers and long (6 m m ) , hooded, and finally
reflexed calyx-lobes that are tomentose without and glabrous within. According to
Amshoff the ovules are 1 or 2 in each of 2 locules of the ovary.
Distribution:Guyana South America