Monographs Details: Guettarda
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Scientific Name:Guettarda

Type. Guettarda speciosa L.

Only a few taxa of this genus fall within the geographical limits of the Guianas and Guayana Highland. However, as these taxa are related to others in areas outside these limits, I have in the following treatment included all those encountered in Venezuela, the Guianas, and in other countries involving related taxa.