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Madagasikaria andersonii. a. Branch with flowers and fruits. b. Node with stipules. c. Base of leaf with glands, abaxial view. d. Inflorescence with flower buds. e. Flower. f. Androecium laid out, abaxial view; longer stamens are opposite petals, shorter opposite sepals. g. Gynoecium. h. Immature fruit. i. Samara. j. Cross-section through samara showing folded dorsal wing. k. Fruit with two samaras removed, showing lobed glandular disc at base of torus. Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 2 cm; c, 4 mm; d, 8 mm; e, 4 mm; f, g, 2.7 mm; h, 4 mm; i, 1.3 cm; j, 1 cm; k, 5.7 mm. Based on Davis et al. 20-01, A. Drawn by Karin Douthit. First published by C. C. Davis in Amer. J. Bot. 89: 703. 2002, and reproduced with his permission.
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