Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Rather widespread in the Amazon Basin and the Guianas; locally frequent at low and moderate elevations up to about 1000 m, in dense forests usually in rather well-drained places.
Type. Not designated.
Oenocarpus bacaba normally occurs in the hot lowlands but it may reach altitudes of about 1000 m. However, no specimens from greater altitudes are available.
Distribution:GuyanaSouth America| French GuianaSouth America|