Monographs Details: Caryocar microcarpum Ducke
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Caryocaraceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Amazonian Colombia, Peru, and Brazil. Representative collections from Guayana Highland: VENEZUELA. Bolívar: Alto Cuyuní, Cardona 2782; Río Paraguaza 50 km from mouth, below El Carmen, Wurdack & Monachino 40946. Amazonas: Río Orinoco, 30 km below La Urbana, B. Maguire & B. Maguire Jr. 29030; Cano Atabapure, Río Manapiare, B. & C. K. Maguire 35008; Cerro Sipapo, Maguire & Politi 28388; Río Cuao, Orinoco, Maguire & Politi 28443; Río Cunucunuma above Culebra rapids, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 30413; Río Casiquiare between mouth of Río Siapa and Río Pacimoni, Maguire, Wurdack & C. K. Maguire 42640; Río Siapa below Raudal Gallineta, Wurdack & Adderley 43577. GUYANA. Mazaruni station, Fanshawe 637 (F.D. 3373); Upper Mazaruni River, De La Cruz 2291; Potaro River, Kaieteur Falls, De La Cruz 4396.

Discussion:

Caryocar glabrum var edule Wittmack, Mart. FI. Bras. 12(1): 349. 1886, pro parte, syn C. edule Casaretto exclusum.

Caryocar glabrum var pilosum Wittmack, Mart. FI. Bras. 12(1): 349. 1886. Types: Brazil, Pará, Santarém, Spruce sn (holotype, LE, isotypes, G, GH, NY, S), Spruce 1058 (P); Brazil, Martius sn (M).

Caryocar butyrosum sensu Stahel (non Aublet) Ser. Overdr. Landbouwproefstation, Suriname 7: 5. 1935.

Caryocar riparium A. C. Smith, Lloydia 2: 195. 1939. Type: Guyana, Kuyuwini River, ISO miles from mouth, A. C. Smith 3034 (holotype, NY; isotypes, A, F, K, S, U).

Types. Brazil, Pará, Belém, Ducke RB 17835 (lectotype, RB; isolectotypes, K, P). Paratypes. Brazil, Pará, Ducke MG 10518, MG 15500, RB 17843, RB 17844, Kuhlmann RB 17886.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Suriname South America| French Guiana South America| Guyana South America| Colombia South America| Peru South America| Brazil South America|