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Unformatted text preview: Half flower of Tecoma stans* (a) Floral parts have dropped (b) Fruit grows (c) Fruit splits open, exposing seeds (d) Seeds escape ovary (now a fruit) style seed dry fruit wall winged seeds Winged seed seed coat extended into wing aiding dispersal by wind D.G. Mackean * Tecoma stans is a flowering tree originating in S. America but widely planted throughout the tropics bees enter petal tube and pollinate the flowers...
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- Fall '11