Carolus sinemariensis. a. Flowering branch. b. Abaxial margin of lamina. c. Node with stipules. d. Axillary inflorescence. e. Flower, posterior petal uppermost. f. Lateral sepal, abaxial view. g. Lateral petal, abaxial view. h. Anthers, adaxial view (left) and abaxial view (right). i. Gynoecium. j. Apex of style. k. Samaras, abaxial view (left) and adaxial view (right). Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, c, 4 mm; d, 1.3 cm; e, 7 mm; f, 2.7 mm; g, 4 mm; h, 2 mm; i, 2.7 mm; j, 1.3 mm; k, 2 cm. Based on: a–j Wilbur & Wilbur 2394, MICH; k, Cochrane et al 12331, MICH. Drawn by Karin Douthit. First published in Novon 16: 189. 2006; reproduced with permission of the author.
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other drawing:

C. chasei &
C. renidens


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Keys: Caribbean (flowers, fruits), Central America (flowers, fruits)