The Anatomy of a Brugmansia Bloom

Brugmansia Anatomy*

*Originally published by ABADS



3 or more splits in calyx

1 split in calyx

Seed pods

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seed pod egg shape
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seed pod spindle shapes


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Anthers fused

Anthers fused

Inside the flower

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Dry Pollen




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aurea Pink Form


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inside ovary aurea Pink Form


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inside corolla


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pollen bearing anthers


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calyx hanging loose from corolla neck


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calyx B. Maya


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Don't look! I'm naked!



Mature leaf from non-flowering vegetative region Asymmetrical leaf from flowering region

Corolla edge

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corolla edge no recurve
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corolla edge recurved
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corolla edge ruffled
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corolla edge smooth

Flower position

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corolla position pendant
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corolla position horizontal
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corolla position nodding
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corolla position upright

Flower form

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Flower shape

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corolla shape funnel

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corolla shape intermediate trumpet-funnel
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corolla shape trumpet
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corolla shape tube