Leaf morphogenesis in flowering plants.

  title={Leaf morphogenesis in flowering plants.},
  author={R Scott Poethig},
  journal={The Plant cell},
  volume={9 7},
Leaves, or organs derived from leaves, are the most morphologically diverse structures in a plant (Gifford and Foster, 1989). They occur as prominent photosynthetic structures; as inconspicuous fragments of tissue in tubers, rhizomes, and the stems of many cacti; as nonphotosynthetic storage organs in bulbs; and, in carnivorous plants, as complex structures specialized for catching and digesting small animais. Given this natural diversity, it is not surprising that there is some disagreement… CONTINUE READING
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