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Mezia russellii. a. Flowering branch. b. Abaxial base of lamina with large gland. c. Umbel of flower buds, the bracts and bracteoles not yet full-sized. d. Flower subtended by bracteoles, the posterior petal uppermost. e. Calyx, anterior sepal in center. f. Posterior-lateral petal, abaxial view. g. Posterior petal, adaxial view (left) and abaxial view (below). h. Androecium laid flat, abaxial view, the stamen at right opposite anterior sepal. i. Anthers from stamens opposite sepals, abaxial view (left) and adaxial view (right). j. Anthers from stamens opposite anterior-lateral petals, abaxial view (left) and adaxial view (right). k. Gynoecium, anterior style in center. l. Distal portion of style, lateral view. m. Samara, abaxial view. n. Nut of samara in cross-section, with lateral wing truncated. o. Ventral areole of nut of samara. Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 4 mm; c, 1.3 cm; d, 8 mm; e, 2.7 mm; f, 8 mm; g, 5.7 mm; h, 4 mm; i, j, 2.7 mm; k, 4 mm; l, 2.7 mm; m, 4 cm; n, 2 cm; o, 1.3 cm. Based on: a–l, Vásquez & Jaramillo 10301, MICH; m–o, Vásquez & Jaramillo 10429, MICH. Drawn by Karin Douthit. First published in Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 23: 79. 2001; reproduced with permission of the author.
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