Meristematic activity of the Endodermis and the Pericycle in the primary thickening in monocotyledons: considerations on the "PTM".

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This paper proposes a new interpretation for primary thickening in monocotyledons. The anatomy of the vegetative organs of the following species was examined: Cephalostemon riedelianus (Rapataceae), Cyperus papyrus (Cyperaceae), Lagenocarpus rigidus, L. junciformis (Cyperaceae), Echinodorus paniculatus (Alismataceae) and Zingiber officinale (Zingiberaceae… (More)

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@article{Menezes2005MeristematicAO, title={Meristematic activity of the Endodermis and the Pericycle in the primary thickening in monocotyledons: considerations on the "PTM".}, author={Nanuza L de Menezes and Delmira da Costa Silva and Rosani do Carmo de Oliveira Arruda and GLADYS F.A. MELO-DE-PINNA and Vanessa Aparecida Cardoso and Neuza M Castro and Vera L{\'u}cia Scatena and Edna Scremin-Dias}, journal={Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias}, year={2005}, volume={77 2}, pages={259-74} }