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Swinglea glutinosa

Swinglea glutinosa (Blanco) Merr. (Rutaceae), accession number SV199 (B and C). "Tabog." Animation of digital images from 212 sections of a section of a fruit. The first 112 images are from longitudinal sections, followed by 100 images from cross sections. The enlarged cells are probably mucilage glands. This specimen was collected from a tree cultivated on Col. Montgomery's estate in Coral Gables in 1948. The species is native to the Philippines and was named in Swingle's honor by E. D. Merrill.