Aspicarpa. a–g, A. hirtella. a. Habit. b. Base of leaf, abaxial view. c. Chasmagamous flower, posterior petal uppermost. d. Androecium and gynoecium of chasmogamous flower, the stamen in foreground opposite anterior sepal. e. Cleistogamous flower. f. Cleistogamous flower with enlarging fruit. g. Mericarps from cleistogamous flower, adaxial view (left) and abaxial view (right). h–l, A. brevipes. h. Flowering stem. i. Base of leaf, abaxial view, and adjacent node to show interpetiolar stipule. j. Flower, posterior petal uppermost. k. Androecium and gynoecium, stamen to left opposite anterior sepal. l. Mericarps, adaxial view (above) and abaxial view (below). Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 4 mm; c, 1 cm; d, e, 4 mm; f, 2 mm; g, 4 mm; h, 4 cm; i, 4 mm; j, 5 mm; k, 2 mm; l, 8 mm. Based on: a–g, McVaugh 17138, MICH; h–l, Pringle 4422, US. Drawn by Karin Douthit. © University of Michigan Herbarium.
Keys: USA (flowers, fruits)
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other drawings:

A. harleyi

A. hyssopifolia

A. salicifolia

A. schininii
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