Columnea harrissi

Photo by Leslie Brothers, copyright Smithsonian Institution
Grown at Smithsonian Institution greenhouses

Another photo of a flower on a plant growing in Jamaica can be seen here.

Note the way in which the stamens with their pollen have moved downward as the stigma has become receptive.  This will significantly reduce the likelihood of self-pollination.

USBRG 2001-142



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