Monographs Details: Myrciaria amazonica O.Berg
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 . Distr. Brokopondo, left bank of Suriname R., 2.5 k m S of Gansee,16 Jul 1964 (imm fr), van Donselaar 1437 (MICH, U ) ; Maratakka R., 20 k m Sof Saparra Creek, 25 M a y 1965 (fr), Maas {L. B. B. 10881) (MICH, U ) . BRAZIL.Para: Belem, 3 Apr 1947 (fl), Pires & Black 1457 ( M I C H ) ; Belem, estrada doCafezal, 26 Nov 1947 (fl), de Silva 95 (US).

Discussion:

It is possible that this is merely a large-leaved, glabrous form of Myrciaria floribunda. Except for the two Suriname collections cited below, all known collections of this plant are from Para, not far from the mouth of the Amazon.

Distribution:Suriname South America| Brazil South America|