Monographs Details: Remijia macrocnemia
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Rubiaceae
Scientific Name:Remijia macrocnemia
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. COLOMBIA. Vaupes: Savannah Gooran-hoo-dá, quartzite base, Río Karurú (tributary of Río Vaupes), Mesa de Yambí, 1° 20' N, 71° 20' W, alt 288-300 m, 15-16 April 1953, Schultes & Cabrera 19190; piedra de arenisca, Río Kananarí, Cerro Isibukuri, alt 250-700 m, 4 Aug 1951, Schultes & Cabrera 13364. Amazonas-Vaupes: Río Apaporis, Cachivera de Jirijirimo y alrededores, alt 250 m, 7 July 1951, Schultes & Cabrera 12956; Río Apaporis, Raudal de Jirijirimo (below mouth of Río Kananarí), 0° 5' S, 70° 40' W, alt 273 m, 21 Jan 1952, Schultes & Cabrera 14934; Río Apaporis, Raudal Yayacopi (La Playa), 0° 5' S, 70° 30' W, alt 272 m, 18 Aug 1952, Schultes & Cabrera 16906.

Discussion:

Cinchona macrocnemia Mart., Reise III. 1286. 1831.

Ladenbergia macrocnemia Klotzsch in Hayne, Arzneigew. 14. adnot. sub t. 15. 1846.

Type. Ad radicem montis Araracoara, Amazonas, Colombia, Martius.

A collection with much shorter elliptic-obovate leaves 11-13 X 5-5.5 cm is Garcia-Barriga 14313 from Río Piraparaná, cuenca del Río Apaporis, Loma Bucchia, Colombia, alt 250-600 m, 28-31 Aug 1952.

Distribution:Colombia South America|