Malpighia leticiana. a. Branches with immature fruits. b. Node and abaxial leaf base, with one needle-like hair enlarged to right. c. Flower, lateral view, posterior petal uppermost. d. Posterior petal. e. Androecium and gynoecium, with anterior style in center and anthers removed from three posterior stamens. f. Apex of style. g. Three views of immature mericarps, one adaxial (above) and two abaxial (below). Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 8 mm (4 mm); c, 8 mm; d, 5 mm; e, 3.3 mm; f, 1 mm; g, 1.3 cm. Based on Torres C. 629, MICH. Drawn by Karin Douthit. First published by W. R. Anderson in Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 17: 49. 1990, as Mascagnia leticiana.
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