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Petal epidermal cell morphology

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Fig. 1.
Domed adaxial petal epidemal cells void of cuticular ornamentation.
Fig. 2.
Knobby abaxial petal epidermal cells with rugose ornamentation.
Fig. 3.
Elongate adaxial petal epidermal cells with striate ornamentation.

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Fig. 4.
Domed abaxial petal epidermal cells with rugose ornamentation.
Fig. 5.
Conical petal epidermal cells with striate ornamentation
Fig. 6.
Lobed abaxial petal epidermal cell with rugose ornamentation.

Stamen connective morphology
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Fig. 7.
Split-screen micrograph of stamen connective. Bottom portion of photo is a 10x magnification that corresponds to the white rectangle. Note numerous stomata (arrow heads) dispersed upon the connective.
Fig. 8.
Split-screen micrograph of stamen connective comaprable to Fig. 7. Note lack of stomata on stamen connective.

 

Stigma morphology

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Fig. 9.
Sub-capitate stigma that is sunken in the centre and void of papillae.
Fig. 10.
Sub-capitate stigma that is flat and covered with numerous papillae.

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Fig. 11.
Capitate stigma that is sunken in the centre and covered with numerous papillae.
Fig. 12.
Capitate stigma that is flat and covered with numerous papillae.

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