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This is one of the lower umbels, the second peduncle from the bottom. The others contain more individual flowers. You can see my thumb tip at the bottom for some scale.This umbel was caught in the stage where the filaments are collapsing and the styles extending. Nectar has spilled to many surfaces. The tepals have begun to shrivel as well. Coarse pollen grains show on the anthers with some ‘spilled’ to other surfaces. Individual flowers aren’t particularly pretty.

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