Gaudichaudia hexandra. a. Flowering branch. b. Node with interpetiolar stipules. c. Enlargement of adaxial (left) and abaxial (right) surfaces of lamina, to show straight appressed hairs. d. Flower, posterior petal uppermost. e. Flower with petals removed, side view, anterior sepal bent down. f. Gynoecium. g. Samara of cleistogamous flower, adaxial view, still attached to torus by carpophore. h. Samara of cleistogamous flower, abaxial view. i. Samara from anterior carpel of chasmogamous flower. Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 2 mm; c, 4 mm; d, 1 cm; e, 4 mm; f, 3.3 mm; g, h, 1.3 cm; i, 8 mm. Based on: a–f, Hammel 17706, MICH; g, h, Brenes [CR 20085], CR; i, Jiménez M. 3490, F. Drawn by Karin Douthit. © University of Michigan Herbarium.
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Keys: Central America (flowers, fruits)
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