Monographs Details: Eugenia
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 G U I A N A . Upper Mazaruni River basin: Kukui River, elev 470 m,12 Sep 1960 (bud, fl), Tillett & Tillett 45391 ( N Y ) ; Sembi Creek, gallery woodland,Pakaraima Mountains, elev 1200 m, 18 Nov 1951 (bud, fl), Maguire & Fanshawe32647 ( M I C H ).
specimens with rather thin, ehiptic, blunt or rounded leaves 6-11 cm long,
the midvein channeled or biconvex above, the lower surface at least in the young leaf
densely covered with fine appressed coppery hairs. The inflorescence is densely pubescent
with fine appressed silky reddish hairs; the bracteoles are broad and persistent;
buds 3-4 m m long; calyx-lobes broadly rounded, 2.5-3 m m long and wide, thin and
reflexed at anthesis and mostly soon deciduous, glabrous within near base, tomentulose
in the distal third; disk 2.5-3 m m wide; flowers fasciculate, the pedicels 3-6 m m
long; this plant probably belongs to the group that includes Eugenia chrysophyllum
and E. tafelbergica.
Distribution:Guyana South America