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Fig. 2 | Botanical Studies

Fig. 2

From: Identification, sexual dimorphism and aspects of the natural history of Sapria himalayana (Rafflesiaceae) on Vietnam’s Lang Biang Plateau

Fig. 2

[Based on the original in Bänziger and Hansen (1997), modified by H.Đ. Trần]

Cross section of the Sapria flower, with morphological parts referred to. A. Basal bracts. B. Perigone lobe. C. Flower diameter. CP. Height of cupule at flower base. D. Circumference of perigone tube at lobe base. E. Perigone lobe width. F. Perigone lobe length. G. Wart. H. Diameter of whole diaphragm. HE. Height of flower. I. Width of diaphragm collar. IB. Basal band. ID. Width of distal band of diaphragm. IM. Width of band of ramenta. J. Width of diaphragm aperture. K. Ramenta. L. Height of perigone tube. M. Ridge on inner surface of perigone tube. N. Flange of ridge on inner surface of perigone tube. O. Fusion area of perigone tube ridges. P. Ovary (in female). Q. Column. S. Height of disk. T. Diameter of crest of disk. U. Depth of disk. WF. Stigmatic fascia (in female). WM. Longitudinal strip of tissue bearing anther (in male). Y. Vestigial anther (in female). Z. Anther (in male)

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