Monographs Details: Pavonia sancti Krapov.
Authority: Fryxell, Paul A. 1999. Cavanilles (Malvaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 76: 1-284. (Published by NYBG Press)
Scientific Name:Pavonia sancti Krapov.
Description:Species Description - Tree to 8 m tall, the stems farinose-puberulent. Leaf blades elliptic, truncate, entire, acute or obtuse, penninerved, to 5 x 2.5 cm (reduced upward to stipuliform structures in the terminal inflorescence), essentially glabrous; petioles 3-6 mm long, with pubescence like stem; stipules broadly falcate, 10 x 3-3.5 mm, puberulent. Flowers solitary in the axils but grouped terminally more or less above the leaves; pedicels 1-2.5 cm long, with pubescence like that of the stem but sparser, medially articulated; involucellar bracts 6-8, lanceolate, 18-20 x 3 mm, puberulent; calyx 10-15 mm long, half-divided, puberulent; corolla subequal to involucel, greenish (fide collector); androecium slightly exserted. Fruits 12-13 mm diam., glabrous, smooth or weakly reticulate-veined, shiny, the mericarps 9 mm tall.

Discussion:Illustrations. Krapovickas (1982a: pl. 5, fig. 2).
Distribution:Brazil South America| Bahia Brazil South America|