Monographs Details: Borreria latifolia var. latifolia f. scabrida (DC.) Steyerm.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.

Borreria scabrida DC., Prodr. 4: 548. 1830.

Borreria latifolia var [greek] scabrida (DC.) Schum., Mart. Fl. Bras. 6(6): 62. 1888.

The stems are shortly scabrid but not retrorsely pilose on the angles as in forma fockeana, and the sides of the stems are shortly puberulent.