Monographs Details: Oenocarpus oligocarpa (Griseb.) Wess.Boer
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Arecaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Guianas, eastern Venezuela, and Trinidad; scattered but locally frequent in rather well-drained places in dense forests, on the mountain-slopes up to about 800 m elevation. GUYANA. Upper Mazaruni River Basin, Merume Mountains, Partang R., alt 580 m, Tillett, Tillett & Boyan 43911 (NY).

Discussion:

Jessenia oligocarpa Grisebach, Flora Brit. W. Ind. 516, 1864.

Type. Crueger sn, Trinidad (K).

Oenocarpus oligocarpa is essentially a lowland species; its vertical range seems somewhat more restricted than in O. bataua.

Distribution:Guyana South America| French Guiana South America| Venezuela South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America|