Unformatted text preview: pod-shaped, and consists of one carpel with about ten ovules. The style ends in a stigma, just within the pointed end of the keel. Crotalaria is widely distributed in the tropics. ‘standard’ sepals ‘keel’ ‘wing’ (a) Intact flower (b) One ‘wing’ removed ‘keel’ bases of fused filaments form sheath round ovary stigma stamen (c) One side of ‘keel’ removed stigma style ovary (d) Stamens and filament sheath removed Ovary grows to form pod Pod splits open and scatters seeds © D.G. Mackean Crotalaria flower dissected...
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- Fall '11
- Crotalaria, Crotalaria retusa