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Heteropterys obovata. a. Flowering branch. b. Base of petiole to show gland and epipetiolar stipule. c. Branch of inflorescence. d. Enlargement of bract and bracteoles (pedicel removed). e. Flower, lateral view, eglandular anterior sepal in foreground. f. Petals, abaxial view, posterior petal (above) and lateral petal (below). g. Androecium laid out, abaxial view, the shortest stamen opposite posterior petal. h. Anthers, from opposite a posterior-lateral petal (left) and an anterior-lateral sepal (right). i. Gynoecium. j. Distal portion of style. k. Fruit with only one samara developed. Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 4 mm; c, 8 mm; d, 2.7 mm; e, f, 4 mm; g, 2.7 mm; h, i, 2 mm; j, 0.8 mm; k, 2 cm.—Based on: a, c–j, Skutch 2758, MICH; b, Colindres 33, MICH; k, Moreno 5698, MICH. Drawn by Karin Douthit. © University of Michigan Herbarium.

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other drawings: H. actinoctenia, H. aequatorialis, H. alata, H. aliciae, H. alternifolia, H. atabapensis, H. bicolor,
H. brachiata,H. caducibracteata, H. complicata, H. conformis, H. cotinifolia, H. cuatrecasasii, H. dichromocalyx, H. fruticosa,
H. hatschbachii, H. krapovickasii, H. laurifolia, H. lindeniana, H. maguirei, H. marleneae, H. mathewsana, H. megaptera,
H. murcapiresii, H. neblinensis, H.oblongifolia, H. oligantha, H. oxenderi, H. perplexa, H. prancei, H. purpurea, H. sanctorum, H. sincorensis, H. steyermarkii, H. subhelicina.

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Keys: Central America (flowers, fruits)