Epidermal and hypodermal characteristics in North American Cactoideae (Cactaceae)

@article{LozaCornejo2002EpidermalAH,
  title={Epidermal and hypodermal characteristics in North American Cactoideae (Cactaceae)},
  author={Sof{\'i}a Loza-Cornejo and Teresa S. Terrazas},
  journal={Journal of Plant Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={116},
  pages={27-35}
}
Abstract.Dermal and hypodermal anatomical features of 70 species representing 21 genera of North American Cactoideae were studied. Results show that all species examined have parallelocytic stomata and anticlinal wall surface varies from straight to undulate. Cuticle thickness is mostly narrow (1–10 µm) contrary to the general opinion that cuticle is thick in most cacti; however, few species such as Ariocarpus fissuratus and several species of Pachycereus show a distinctive thick cuticle. More… CONTINUE READING
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