Monographs Details: Hirtella davisii Sandwith
Authority: Prance, Ghillean T. 1989. Chrysobalanaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 9S: 1-267. (Published by NYBG Press)
Family:Chrysobalanaceae
Discussion:This species, previously known from Venezuela, Guyana, and Brazil, has recently been collected in Nicaragua and is another example of a Guiana-Central America disjunction. Perhaps it has been overlooked, because it is a large tree, 30 m tall, unlike most other species of Hirtella which are shrubs and small understory trees. This species is noted as 30 m tall in both the Nicaraguan and Guyanan collections.
Distribution:Nicaragua Central America| Río San Juan Nicaragua Central America|