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(top on the left). A. Habit of the plant; B. Front view of flower; C. Back view of flower; D. Side view of flower; E. Labellum; F. Column; G. Dorsal sepal; H. Lateral sepal; I. Petal; J. Anther. Sections of the figure (A to J) are not in the same scale.

(top on the left). A. Habit of the plant; B. Front view of flower; C. Back view of flower; D. Side view of flower; E. Labellum; F. Column; G. Dorsal sepal; H. Lateral sepal; I. Petal; J. Anther. Sections of the figure (A to J) are not in the same scale.

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