Monographs Details: Ocotea globifera Mez
Authority: Allen, Caroline K. 1966. Contributions to the botany of Guiana. II. Lauraceae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 15: 53-95.
Family:Lauraceae
Scientific Name:Ocotea globifera Mez
Description:Distribution and Ecology - French Guiana and possibly neighboring Brazil in Amapa are the only localities reported to date for this small tree, or according to Mez shrub, with deeply sulcate branchlets bearing elliptic or obovate-elliptic leaves heavily chartaceous, and weak, axillary inflorescences with tomentellous pubescence.BRAZIL. Amapa: Rio Oiapoque, near first cachoeira on Rio laue, 0.5 km east of confluence with Rio Oiapoque, H. S. Irwin & L. Y. Th. Westra 47737 (male fl. NY) frequent in forest shade, H. S. Irwin, J. M. Pires & L. Y Th. Westra 47786 (male fl. NY).

Discussion:

Type. “In Guyana gallica,” Melinon 430 (syntype, fl. P); Melinon s.n. (syntype, male fl. photo. GH, NY; possible isosyntype, F, US).

Distribution:Brazil South America| French Guiana South America|