In advance of a taxonomic treatment for the Flora of the Guianas project, five new species of Guatteria Ruiz & Pav. (Annonaceae), from the Pakaraima Mountains in Western Guyana (northern South America) are described here.

Annonaceae, Guatteria, tropical South America, Guayana Shield, Guyana, taxonomy
Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants

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Scharf, U, Maas, P.J.M, & Morawetz, W. (2005). Five new species of Guatteria (Annonaceae) from the Pakaraima Mountains, Guyana. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 50(3), 563–573.