Monographs Details: Guettarda crispiflora subsp. discolor (Rusby) 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. Colombia and Venezuela. VENEZUELA. Without locality, 16 Feb 1957, Bernardi 6261.

Discussion:

Guettarda discolor Rusby, Descr. N. Sp. S. Amer. PI. 134. 1920.

Type. Mountain forest, Sierra del Libano, region of Santa Marta, Colombia, alt 1650 m, 2 Mar, Herbert H. Smith 1809.

This variation of G. crispiflora differs from subsp crispiflora in having faintly developed calyx teeth, 5-celled fruit, and usually 5-6-celled ovary.

Distribution:Colombia South America| Venezuela South America|