Banisteriopsis muricata. a. Leafy and flowering branches. b. Node to show stipules and abaxial base of leaf. c. Flower bud and umbel. d. Flower, posterior petal uppermost. e. Posterior petal, lateral-abaxial view. f. Portion of androecium, abaxial view, stamen opposite posterior petal to left. g. Gynoecium, anterior style in center. h. Apex of style. i. Samara. j. Nut of samara, abaxial view, to show carpophore. Scale bar equivalents: a, 3 cm; b, c, 6 mm; d, 8.6 mm; e, 4.3 mm; f, 1.5 mm; g, 3 mm; h, 1 mm; i, 1.5 cm; j, 6 mm. Based on: a–i, Schinini 14735, MICH; j, Maguire & Maguire 40235, MICH. Drawn by Karin Douthit. © University of Michigan Herbarium.
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Keys: Central America (flowers, fruits)