Monographs Details: Pavonia morii Krapov.
Fryxell, Paul A. 1999. Cavanilles (Malvaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 76: 1-284. (Published by NYBG Press)
Description:Species Description - Trees or scandent shrubs to 6 m tall, the stems sparsely and very minutely lepidote to glabrate. Leaf blades elliptic, 10-17 x 5-8 cm, basally truncate to cuneate, entire, acute or rounded-acute (sometimes retuse), penninerved (the midrib prominently raised beneath, scarcely raised above), sparsely lepidote to glabrate; petioles 2-9 cm long, sparsely lepidote to glabrate, not adaxially bearded; stipules erect, ligulate, 16-40 x 1-3 mm, minutely lepidote. Flowers solitary in the leaf axils, the pedicels 11-30 cm long, distally flared and sulcate; involucellar bracts 5, basally connate, 20-25 x 5-10 mm, ligulate to ovate, sparsely lepidote or almost glabrous; calyx 1.5 cm long, lepidote to almost glabrous; corolla 2 cm long, distally yellowish, but with a reddish cast where exposed, inconspicuous; androecium exserted 1.5 cm or more beyond the corolla, the column white, the anthers yellow. Fruits 11-12 mm diam., yellowish, glabrous, the mericarps smooth and shiny, with a medial ridge.
Discussion:Illustration. Krapovickas (1982a: pl. 4, fig. 1).
Distribution:Brazil South America
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