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Spachea correae. a. Staminate flowering branch. b. Node to show stipules. c. Large leaf, adaxial view (left) and abaxial base (right). d. Cutaway view of staminate flower showing seven of the ten functional stamens and the rudimentary gynoecium (petals removed). e. Cincinnus terminating in a pistillate flower (petals removed). f. Pistillate flower, posterior petal uppermost. g. Gynoecium from pistillate flower. h. Mature fruit. i. Cocci, adaxial view (left) and abaxial view (right). Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 1.3 cm; c, 4 cm; d, 4 mm; e, 8 mm; f, 4 mm; g, 2.7 mm; h, 5.7 mm; i, 4 mm. Based on: a, b, d, Aguilar 4560, CR; c, Hammel 17746, MO; e–g, Herrera 6675, K; h–i, Robles 2080, MO. © University of Michigan Herbarium.
Keys: Central America (flowers, fruits)
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