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Axinaea affinis

Caption: A flower of Axinaea affinis is shown. Note the strong visual color contrast between the yellow, bulbous stamen appendages (bellows organs) and the pink petals. The pollen is contained in the anthers, the blackish, elongated structures connected to the bulbous appendages

Credit: Copyright: Agnes Dellinger

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