Leaf anatomy of Mallotus and the related genera Blumeodendron and Hancea (Euphorbiaceae sensu stricto)

  title={Leaf anatomy of Mallotus and the related genera Blumeodendron and Hancea (Euphorbiaceae sensu stricto)},
  author={Živa Fi{\vs}er Pe{\vc}nikar and K.K.M. Kulju and S.E.C. Sierra and Pieter Baas and Peter C. Welzen},
  journal={Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society},
The leaf anatomy of Mallotus and Hancea (both subtribe Rottlerinae, tribe Acalypheae) and Blumeodendron (tribe Pycnocomeae) from Euphorbiaceae sensu stricto (subfamily Acalyphoideae) was studied in detail on the basis of 84 specimens belonging to 71 species. Some leaf anatomical features do not show much variation; almost all species have a relatively constant dorsiventral mesophyll, paracytic stomata and collateral bundles in the mesophyll. However, the diversity of other characters is great… 
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