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Henleophytum echinatum. a. Flowering and leafy stems. b. Base of lamina with marginal glands, abaxial view. c. Stipules on adaxial face of base of petiole. d. Flower bud. e. Base of pedicel to show bract and bracteoles. f. Flower, posterior petal uppermost. g. Posterior petal, abaxial view. h. Lateral petal, adaxial view. i. Androecium laid out, abaxial view, stamen on left opposite posterior petal. j. Anther, side view. k. Young gynoecium with styles coherent (left) and older gynoecium with styles divergent (above). l. Stigmas from anterior style (left) and posterior style (above). m. Intact fruit. n. Two mericarps separating from torus. n. Hairy shaft of one fruit-seta. Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 4 mm; c, 2.7 mm; d, 4 mm; e, 2 mm; f, 8 mm; g, h, 4 mm; i, 2.7 mm; j, 1.3 mm; k, 2.7 mm; l, 1 mm; m, 8 mm; n, 1.3 mm; o, 0.4 mm. Based on: a–l, Britton & Wilson 5646, NY; m–o, Britton et al. 10297, NY. Drawn by Karin Douthit. © University of Michigan Herbarium.
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Keys: Caribbean (flowers, fruits)