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Mezia mariposa. a. Flowering branch. b. Base of lamina with glands, abaxial view. c. Umbel of flower buds. d. Flower bud enclosed in bracteoles. e. Flower subtended by bracteoles, posterior petal at upper right, two lateral petals removed. f. Lateral sepal, abaxial view. g. Posterior petal, abaxial view. h. Androecium laid out, adaxial view, the stamen fifth from left opposite posterior petal. i. Anther opposite sepal, lateral view. j. Anther opposite posterior-lateral petal, abaxial view. k. Gynoecium, anterior style in center. l. Samara, abaxial view. m. Samara, adaxial view. Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, c, 8 mm; d, 4 mm; e, 8 mm; f, 5 mm; g, 8 mm; h, 4 mm; i–k, 2.7 mm; l, m, 4 cm. Based on: a–k, Prance et al. 6633, MICH; l, m, Prance et al. 2586, NY. Drawn by Karin Douthit. © University of Michigan Herbarium.
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