Monographs Details: Ocotea steyermarkiana C.K.Allen
Authority: Steyermark, Julian A. & Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The flora of the Meseta del Cerro Jáua. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 833-892.
Discussion:Tree to 4 m, the young leaves with ferruginous-coppery tomentum on both surfaces, the mature leaves drooping, subrevolute, stiffly coriaceous, dark green on the upper, and dull green covered with dark brown tomentum on the lower surface; the second collections were made at an altitude from 1800 to 2300 m.