Monographs Details: Aniba ovalifolia Mez
Authority: Allen, Caroline K. 1966. Contributions to the botany of Guiana. II. Lauraceae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 15: 53-95.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - SURINAME. Wilhelmina Gebergte, frequent in mesophytic forested hills 3 km S of Juliana Top, 12 km N of Lucie Rivier, Bassett Maguire, J. P. Schulz, T. R. Soderstrom & N. Holmgren 54380 (fl. NY).
Type. British Guiana. Courantyne River, Im Thurn s.n. (holotype, fr. K). Distribution. A small tree known to date from British and Dutch Guiana, having alternate, more or less coriaceous, lanceolate or elliptic or obovate-elliptic leaves.
The specimen cited varies in some respects from material cited by Koster-mans which is available. The flowers examined seemingly were without stami-nodia and the ovary not at all well developed. The species belongs to subg. A ioueopsis.
Distribution:Suriname South America