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Acacia nilotica
lens and funiculus remnant of seed
Acacia nilotica
A, seed; B, embryo in situ; C, transection of seed; drawing by Lynda E. Chandler
Acacia nilotica
legumes of A. nilotica ssp. kraussiana; photo: © C. J. Botha, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Acacia nilotica
seed removed from single-seeded section of pod of A. nilotica ssp. kraussiana; courtesy EcoPort (www.ecoport.org): M. Jooste
Acacia nilotica
herbarium specimens showing moniliform (subspecies nilotica) and non-moniliform (subspecies adstringens) fruits of A. nilotica; photos & specimens: © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Acacia nilotica
fruits and seeds of A. nilotica ssp. adstringens from Senegal; photo: © L. Toussaint, www.mauritanie-decouverte.net
Acacia nilotica
plum-headed parakeet feeding on A. nilotica ssp. cupressiformis; photo: © J. M. Garg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jmgarg1
Acacia nilotica
immature pods of A. nilotica ssp. leiocarpa which will turn black when mature, Kenya; courtesy EcoPort (www.ecoport.org): C. W. Fagg
Acacia nilotica
Acacia nilotica ssp. subalata from Madagascar; photo: © D. Du Puy, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Acroptilon repens
embryo seen in longitudinal section of achene
Aeginetia spp.
Aeginetia indica L. seeds
Aeginetia spp.
Aeginetia indica. A, seed; B, longitudinal section of seed showing embryo; C, transection of seed; drawing by Lynda E. Chandler
Aeginetia spp.
Aeginetia japonica Siebold & Zucc. seeds
Aeginetia spp.
Aeginetia japonica seeds, detail
Aeginetia spp.
Aeginetia sp. seeds
Aeginetia spp.
Aeginetia sp. seeds, detail
Ageratina adenophora
A, achene; B, outline showing entire pappus; C, longitudinal section showing embryo; D, transection; drawing by Lynda E. Chandler
Ageratina riparia
style base with pappus still attached
Ageratina riparia
A, achene; B, outline showing entire pappus; C, longitudinal section showing embryo; D, transection; drawing by Lynda E. Chandler
Alectra spp.
Alectra arvensis (Benth.) Merr. seeds
Alectra spp.
Alectra arvensis seeds, detail
Alectra spp.
Alectra arvensis seeds without testa envelope
Alectra spp.
Alectra aspera (Cham. & Schlecht.) L.O. Williams seeds
Alectra spp.
Alectra aspera seeds, detail
Alectra spp.
Alectra fluminensis (Vell.) Stearn. seeds
Alectra spp.
Alectra fluminensis seeds, detail
Alectra spp.
Alectra melampyroides (Rich) Kuntz. seeds
Alectra spp.
Alectra melampyroides seeds, detail
Alectra spp.
Alectra stricta Benth. A, seed; B, longitudinal section of seed showing embryo; C, transection of seed; drawing by Lynda E. Chandler
fruit
Alternanthera philoxeroides*
fruit
Alternanthera sessilis
A, utricle with perianth; B, utricle; C, seed; D, longitudinal section of fruit showing embryo; E, transverse section of fruit showing embryo; drawing by Lynda E. Chandler
Arctotheca calendula
achene with hairs teased back to better reveal the fruit
Arctotheca calendula
achene with hairs and pappus scales removed
Arctotheca calendula
close-up of the ring of pappus scales
Arctotheca calendula
apex with scales still attached
Arctotheca calendula
attachment scar of a fruit with hairs still attached