Byrsonima. a–g. B. schunkei.
a. Flowering branch and large detached leaf. b. Hair from abaxial surface of lamina. c. Node with connate intrapetiolar stipules. d. Two-flowered cincinnus. e. Stamens, with longer and shorter anthers from same flower. f. Gynoecium, with styles bent away from posterior petal. g. Fruit. h–m, B. surinamensis.
h. Flowering branch, with leaf tip enlarged. i. Stipules on adaxial face of base of petiole. j. Flower bud subtended by bract and bracteoles. k. Stamens, with longer and shorter anthers from same flower. l. Gynoecium. m. Fruit, drawn from behind to show enlarged sepals and twisted pedicel. Scale bar equivalents:
a, 4 cm; b, 0.6 mm; c, 1.3 cm; d, 8 mm; e, f, 4 mm; g, 2 cm; h, 4 cm (4 mm); i, 5.7 mm; j, 8 mm; k, l, 2.7 mm; m, 1.3 cm.—Based on: a–f, Schunke 7332, MO; g, Maas et al. P12974, MICH; h–l, Lindeman et al. 597, NY; m, Mori & Bolten 8437, MICH. Drawn by Karin Douthit. First published in Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 15: 102. 1982; reproduced with permission of the author.