Malpighia wilburiorum. a. Flowering branch. b. Abaxial surface of lamina. c. Node with interpetiolar stipules. d. Stem hairs borne on peglike bases. e. Flower, lateral view with posterior petal uppermost. f. Partial androecium laid out, abaxial view, the stamen at left opposite posterior petal. g. Gynoecium, anterior style in middle. h. Apex of style. Scale bar equivalents: a, 4 cm; b, 2.7 mm; c, 4 mm; d, 2 mm; e, 5.7 mm; f, g, 2.7 mm; h, 1.3 mm. Based on Wilbur & Wilbur 2290, MICH. Drawn by Karin Douthit. First published by W. R. Anderson in Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 16: 104. 1987.
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