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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Cistaceae
Subfamily: Pakaraimoideae
Genus: Pakaraimaea
Species: P. dipterocarpacea
Binomial name
Pakaraimaea dipterocarpacea
Maguire & P.S.Ashton

Pakaraimaea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cistaceae in the American subfamily Pakaraimoideae.

The genus contains a single species, Pakaraimaea dipterocarpacea, from South America. The species is found in the western highlands of Guyana and in adjacent Bolivar State in Venezuela.[1] It was formerly placed in Dipterocarpaceae.


  1. ^ Bassett Maguire and Peter S. Ashton (1980). "Pakaraimaea dipterocarpacea II". Taxon. 29 (2/3): 225–231. doi:10.2307/1220284.