Extrafloral Glands of Cucurbitaceæ

@article{Chakravarty1948ExtrafloralGO,
  title={Extrafloral Glands of Cucurbitace{\ae}},
  author={H. Chakravarty},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1948},
  volume={162},
  pages={576-577}
}
I HAVE already pointed out1 that quite a good number of species of Cucurbitaceæ are provided with well engineered devices for exudation of surplus water and waste substances. These plants, being primarily moisture loving, have structures especially suited to exudation of aqueous fluids which are absorbed in quantity in excess to the requirement, physiological conditions being very favourable for rapid absorption. The genera Coccinia, Luffa, Lagenaria, Momordica, Cucurbita, etc., develop… Expand
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