Laticifers: An historical perspective

@article{Mahlberg2008LaticifersAH,
  title={Laticifers: An historical perspective},
  author={P. Mahlberg},
  journal={The Botanical Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={59},
  pages={1-23}
}
This review describes the development of the laticifer concept, with emphasis upon the nonarticulated type, from early observations of plant exudates and “juices” to the presentation of laticifers by Esau (1953). Classical writers and herbalists described practical applications of these substances. With the advent of the microscope early investigators believed that these substances occurred in structures present in most, if not all, plants and, wrongly, equated these structures to the… Expand
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