Eight new species of Lauraceae from Andean South America and Panama are described and illustrated. Two belong to the genus Cinnamomum Schaeffer, C. lanigerum van der Werff and C. formicarium van der Werff & Lorea-Hernández, both from Ecuador; one species belongs to Ocotea Aublet, O. pacifica van der Werff, from Ecuador and Colombia; and five belong to Pleurothyrium Nees, P. bilocellatum van der Werff, P. cordatum van der Werff, and P. obscurinerve van der Werff from Ecuador, P. pascoense van der Werff from Peru, and P. triflorum van der Werff from Panama.
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Vol. 19 • No. 4