Monographs Details: Anthodiscus obovatus Benth. ex Wittm.
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. Amazonian Colombia; Venezuela, and adjacent Brazil. VENEZUELA. Bolívar: Region of Ríos Icabaru & Hacha, Bernardi 2768; Alto Río Paragua, Río Karún, Cardona 1223. Amazonas: Cerro Huachamacari, Río Cunucunuma, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 29995, Río Guainia, along Pimichin-Yavita trail, Maguire, Wurdack & Keith 41796; Río Orinoco between Taiua Taiua and San Antonio, Wurdack & Adderley 43665. BRAZIL. Amazonas, Rio Tá, Fróes 22386; Upper Rio Negro, Rio Xie, Cachoeira Cumaté, Schultes & Lopez 9226; Rio Curicuriari, Ducke 348, RB 24170.

Discussion:

Type. Venezuela, Amazonas, San Carlos de Río Negro, Spruce 3146 (holotype, B lost; lectotype, K; isotypes, BM, BR, C, F, G, GH, GOET, LD, LE, P).

Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America| Brazil South America|