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Assembling the puzzle of Byrsonima fanshawei (Malpighiaceae): Emended description and new records for a rare species
- Francener, Augusto, de Almeida, Rafael Felipe, Mamede, Maria Candida Henrique
- Brittonia 2018 v.70 no.3 pp. 356-363
- Byrsonima, fruiting, plant taxonomy, rare species, Brazil, Guyana
- Byrsonima fanshawei is a rare species of Malpighiaceae that was described based only on a fruiting specimen from Kaieteur Plateau, Guyana. Here we provide an emended description, including a complete description of floral characters, along with new records of the species from the Brazilian states of Amazonas and Espírito Santo, and the Venezuelan state of Amazonas.