Cypselae Measurements

jekeesl (south-central Arkansas)(7b)July 14, 2014

This is a cypselae from one of the Lactuca species. When you measure the length of the cypselae body for review with the keys, do you include those sharp-pointed tips where the beaks attach?

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lycopus(z5 NY)

If I was measuring just the body I would not include the remnants of the style.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 9:18AM
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jekeesl (south-central Arkansas)(7b)

Thanks lycopus.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 11:50AM
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