Calycolpus warscewiczianus O. Berg
Family: Myrtaceae
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Guayabillo Glabrous tree, to 7 m tall. Petioles 2-3 mm long; blades ovate to oblong-elliptic, acuminate, obtuse to rounded at base, mostly 4-9 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, pellucid-punctate. Flowers usually solitary (to 3) in axils, sometimes pseudoterminal and in clusters of 5 or fewer, sweetly aromatic, 5-parted, to 4 cm diam; pedicels 1-5 cm long, with a pair of minute, caducous bracteoles below calyx; calyx lobed almost to base, the lobes oblong, to 1 cm long, with a faint midrib, persisting in fruit; petals obovate-oblong, ca 1.5 cm long, white or white tinged with pink (especially on outside), spreading at anthesis; stamens many; style simple; ovules numerous. Berries subglobose, ca 1 cm long; seeds many, ca 3 mm long, tan. Croat 7682. Wilson (1971) reported that the fruits are eaten by the bat Micronycteris hirsuta.