The differentiated epidermal cells toward the base of the petal are large and elongated, having extremely large nuclei.
In the flower type with attractive petals , the insects are trapped almost immediately.
In several species the flowers never close, as the petals abscise when the flower is still open.
It is a family of predominantly annual and perennial herbs with a semi-succulent habitus, which can be easily distinguished from other balsaminoids by its zygomorphic flowers with a spurred petaloid sepal.
The flower is protandrous and presents an unusual sophisticated morphology: the pistil has an umbrella shape with the stigma at the angles, tightly enclosed by the bracts, petaloid sepals and petals.
The inner petals of each flower are tall and thin, held above and around the stamens like a crown.
Its yellow flowers with sharply reflexed petals have many black speckles.
Another good idea was Euphorbia - garden varieties are grown not for the flowers, but for the attractive petallike bracts that surround them.
The cremated remains will be scattered over the open sea along with flower petals .