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Ptilochaeta nudipes. a. Leafy fruiting branch, with enlargements of adaxial surface (left) and abaxial surface (right). b. One mericarp, adaxial view. c. Bristle from mericarp. d. Leafless flowering branch. e. Congested pseudoraceme with flowers in bud, bracts and bracteoles falling away. f. Bract, adaxial view. g. Flower from above; stamens and styles would be less spreading in nature. h. Anther, abaxial view. i. Gynoecium. j. Terminal portion of style. Scale bar equivalents: a, 2 cm; b, 8 mm; c, 4 mm; d, 2 cm; e–g, 4 mm; h, i, 2 mm; j, 0.8 mm. Based on: a–c, Nee 51242, MICH; d–j, Hassler 7278, MICH. Drawn by Karin Douthit. © University of Michigan Herbarium.
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