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The third photo gets to the heart of the matter. Here's an enlargement: The gold-colored areas are the anthers of some of the stamens, the filaments of which are fused with the tissue of the petal. (This is typical of the Apocynaceae, the family to which A. blanchetti belongs; they have epipetalous stamens, that is the stamens are "adnate" i.e. ...


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