Monographs Details: Bonnetia stricta (Nees) Nees & Mart.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Theaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Confined to the maritime regions of Bahía and Rio de Janeiro and probably also of Espirito Santo. BRAZIL. Bahía: restinga no campo de aviação de Caravelas, sul da Bahía, 2 Sep 1949, Bertha Lutz (NY); shrub 50 cm tall, calyx green, corolla with white base and rose tips, Itabuna, 14 Jul 1964, Silva 58392 (NY, IAN). Rio de Janeiro: in paludosis, arenosis prope Rio de Janeiro, Schott 4447 (NY, W); dominante nos brejos turfosos arbustivos e arboreos, District of Barrada de São João, Restinga, I, 5 Sep 1953, Segadas-Vianna et al 969 (NY, R); no brejo de mato da restinga, Barra de São João, Restinga I, 7 Sep 1953, Segadas-Vianna et al 993 (NY, R).

Discussion:

Kieseria stricta Nees, Wied-Nerwied, Reise, Bras. 2: 338, 1821; nom rejic, Kew Bull. 3: 112. 1940.

Bonnetia anceps Martius & Zuccarini, Nov. Gen. & Sp. 1: 115. 1826.

Bonnetia venulosa Martius, Nov. Gen. & Sp. 1: 115, 1.100. 1826.

Bonnetia bahiensis Turczaninow, Bull. Soc. Nat. Moscou 31: 246. 1858.

Bonnetia anceps typica Wawra, Mart. Fl. Bras. 12(1): 326. 1886.

Bonnetia anceps vars a & ß Wawra, Mart. Fl. Bras. 12(1): 326. 1886.

Kieseria anceps (Mart. & Zucc.) O. Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 62. 1891.

Haemocharis anceps (Mart. & Zucc.) O. Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 62. 1891.

Type. Unknown to me.

Bonnetia stricta is well defined and considered by Kobuski (1948) in his excellent review of the genus.

Distribution:Brazil South America|