Functional leaf anatomy of Bomarea Mirb. (Alstroemeriaceae)

@article{Hofreiter2006FunctionalLA,
  title={Functional leaf anatomy of Bomarea Mirb. (Alstroemeriaceae)},
  author={Anton Hofreiter and Ole B. Lyshede},
  journal={Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={152},
  pages={73-90}
}
  • A. Hofreiter, O. Lyshede
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • Environmental Science
  • Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
The leaf anatomy of Bomarea is described and related to ecological conditions. The principal architecture of all species is very similar; adaptations are developed in numerous differences, for instance degree of lignification. All species have inverse leaves, the adaxial side being the stomatous side. In most species, the leaves are resupinate, the lower surface being the adaxial. Theories for the cause of resupination are discussed. © 2006 The Linnean Society of London, Botanical Journal of… 
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