Monographs Details: Eugenia ligustrina (Sw.) Willd.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1969. The botany of the Guayana Highland-part VIII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 1-290.
Family:Myrtaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - S U R I N A M E . [var hebecarpa:] Bakhuis Mts. between Kabalebo River and leftCoppename River, 20 k m downstream from Kabalebo airstrip, elev 250 m, 31 Dec1964 (fl), Florschiitz & Maas 2599 (MICH, U ) . V E N E Z U E L A . Bolivar: Altiplaniciede Nuria, W of Hato de Nuria, 3 Jun 1960 (fl), Steyermark 86248 ( M I C H );E of Miamo, Hato de Nuria, elev 400-550 m, 25 Jan 1961, Steyermark 88861( M I C H ) ; Sierra Imataca, N of El Palmar, between Rio La Reforma and PuertoRico, elev 200-250 m, 19 Dec 1960 (sterile), Steyermark 88163 ( N Y ) ; Cerro Pajaand Cerro Los Bloques, 25 k m E of Upata, elev 370-400 m, 27 Apr 1955 (fl, immfr), Wurdack & Wright 387, 389 (both M I C H ).

Discussion:

Myrtus ligustrina Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ. 78. 1788.

Stenocalyx ligustrinus (Sw.) Berg, Linnaea 27: 312. 1856.

description see Urban (Bot. Jahrb. 19: 618. 1895). This is an easily recognized and not very variable species, common and widely distributed in the West Indies. According to Berg (Mart. Fl. Bras. 14(1): 343, 344. 1857), it ranges as far south as Rio de Janeiro. Eugenia ligustrina var hebecarpa Amsh. (Fl. Suriname 3(2): 117. 1951) is known from Suriname.

Distribution:Suriname South America| Venezuela South America|