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Byrsonima. a–f, B. cacaophila. a. Flowering branch. b. Node with connate intrapetiolar stipules. c. Two-flowered cincinnus, the open flower with posterior petal uppermost. d. Stamens, side view (left) and adaxial view (right). e. Gynoecium, anterior style to left. f. Fruit (dried) from above. g–k, B. bahiana. g. Fruiting branch. h. Adaxial view of petile to show distinct intrapetiolar stipules. i. Node of inflorescence axis to show bract and bracteoles. j. Immature fruit with enlarged sepals and persistent petals. k. Fruit from above. Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 1 cm; c, 8 mm; d, 2.7 mm; e, 4 mm; f, 2 cm; g, 4 cm; h, 8 mm; i, 4 mm; j, 1 cm; k, 1.5 cm.—Based on: a–e, Belém & Pinheiro 2881, CEPEC; f, Belém & Magalhães 637, CEPEC; g–k, Harley 18475, MICH. Drawn by Karin Douthit. First published in Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 15: 99. 1982; reproduced with permission of the author.
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