Monographs Details: Caryocar
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Caryocaraceae
Scientific Name:Caryocar
Discussion:

Type. Caryocar nuciferum ~L.

Caryocar contains 17 species which range from Costa Rica to southern Brazil and Paraguay. Five species are represented in Guayana.