Monographs Details: Manettia coccinea var. spraguei (Wernham) Steyerm.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Rubiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Suriname, Amapá, Brazil, Coastal Cordillera of Venezuela, and Colombia (Intendencia Chocó and Meta). SURINAME. Vicinity Island Camp, Toekoemoetoe Creek, Saramacca River, 5 July 1944, Maguire 24073. VENEZUELA. Estado Aragua: carretera Maracay-Choroni, alt 1300 m, 1 Dec 1967, Ferrari s n. BRAZIL. Amapá: Rio Amapari, Serra do Navio, 4 Aug 1961, Pires, Rodrigues, & Irvine 50310; along Estrada Nova, Serra do Navio, Rio Amapari, alt 100-150 m, 13 Nov 1954, Cowan 38286; near Igarape Baixinho, Serra do Navio, Rio Amapari, alt 70-300 m, 9 Nov 1954, Cowan 38197; Serrago de Navio, Rio Amapari, im Igapó am Bach Cancão, alt 150 m, 7 Nov 1964, Vogel 183. COLOMBIA. Int. Meta: above Villavicencio, alt 900 m, 12 Dec 1938, Haught 2452; Villavicencio, alt 300 m, 17 Feb 1956, Vogel 225; valley of Rio Tigre, Colombia-Uribe trail, 30 km SE by E of Colombia, lat 3°14'N, long 74°36'W, 23 Dec 1942, Fosberg 19532. Int. Chocó: Río Neguá, tributary of Río Atrato below Quibdo, alt 56-70 m, 3 April 1958, Cuatrecasas & Llano 24185; Río San Juan, margen derecha, Quebrada del Taparal, alt 5-20 m, 30 May 1946, Cuatrecasas 21467.

Discussion:

Manettia spraguei Wernh., Jour. Bot. 57(Suppl.): 39. 1919.

Type. Villavicencio, Colombia, Sprague (holotype BM).

I have considered M. coccinea as distinct both from M. unijlora H.B.K. and M. reclinata Mutis ex L.

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