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21-Physalis flower longitudinal section

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Flower of Physalis virginiana, ground cherry, in longitudinal section showing the connate sepals, connate petals, epipetalous stamens, and superior ovary. Unlike Solanum and Lycopersicon, the anthers of Physalis are NOT connivent..

Photo by K. R. Robertson and D. L. Nickrent from plants at Braidwood Dunes and Savanna Nature Preserve, Will County, Illinois.

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