Foliar epidermis and taxonomy in Apocynaceae

@article{Kannabiran1988FoliarEA,
  title={Foliar epidermis and taxonomy in Apocynaceae},
  author={B. Kannabiran and V. Ramassamy},
  journal={Proceedings: Plant Sciences},
  year={1988},
  volume={98},
  pages={409-417}
}
Mature epidermis and stomatal ontogeny were studied in the leaves of 10 species (9 genera) belonging to Apocynaceae. Abaxial intercostal cells ofWrightia tinctoria are straight-walled and those of adaxial side inWrightia tinctoria, Cascabela thevetia andCarissa spinarum are sinuous. Adaxial epidermis ofRauvolfia tetraphylla is papillose. Hairs are thin-walled inPlumeria rubra (unicellular) andCarissa spinarum (uniseriate) and thick-walled inRauvolfia tetraphylla, Catharanthus roseus (uni- and… Expand
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