Heteropterys purpurea. a. Branch with flowers and fruits. b. Petiole with glands. c. Flower bud, borne on pedicel and peduncle. d. Flower, posterior petal uppermost. e. Stamen, abaxial view. f. Distal portion of style. g. Fruit with only two of the three samaras developed. Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, c, 8 mm; d, 2 mm; e, 1 mm; f, 2 cm. Drawn by Karin Douthit. First published in Fl. Lesser Antilles 4: 631. 1988; reproduced with permission of the author.
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Keys: Caribbean (flowers, fruits)
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other drawings: H. actinoctenia, H. aequatorialis, H. alata, H. aliciae, H. alternifolia, H. atabapensis, H. bicolor, H. brachiata,H. caducibracteata, H. complicata, H. conformis, H. cotinifolia, H. cuatrecasasii, H. dichromocalyx, H. fruticosa, H. hatschbachii, H. krapovickasii, H. laurifolia, H. lindeniana, H. maguirei, H. marleneae, H. mathewsana, H. megaptera, H. murcapiresii, H. neblinensis, H.oblongifolia, H. obovata, H. oligantha, H. oxenderi, H. perplexa, H. prancei, H. purpurea, H. sanctorum, H. sincorensis, H. steyermarkii, H. subhelicina, H. tiinae.