FIG 8. Schematic drawing of the androecium of Lecythis minor, illustrating the terminology used for Lecythidaceae with zygomorphic flowers. A, Androecium in natural position at the summit of the ovary (petals removed); B, Medial section of the androecium; C, Androecium artificially opened; D, Close-up of a stamen from the staminal ring, note the constriction at the apex of the filament.

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