Palicourea crocea (Sw.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 5: 193. 1819.
Typical Palicourea crocea, based on Psychotria crocea Sw., described from Jamaica, is a plant in which the inflorescence is somewhat longer than broad with glabrous inflorescence branches, glabrous corolla exterior, mainly 7-9 mm long, glabrous short-cylindric to columnar hypanthium, glabrous calyx with well-developed, suborbicular-ovate, rounded to apiculate glabrous lobes 0.5-0.7 mm long, and stipular teeth 2.5-9 mm long.