Monographs Details: Couepia insignis Fritsch
Authority: Prance, Ghillean T. 1989. Chrysobalanaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 9S: 1-267. (Published by NYBG Press)
Family:Chrysobalanaceae
Scientific Name:Couepia insignis Fritsch
Discussion:This distinctive species was described from scant material, all from Bahia, Brazil but without precise locality, in Prance (1972). The nineteenth century material is now complemented by two recent collections indicating that this species still survives in the coastal forest.
Distribution:Brazil South America| Bahia Brazil South America|