Sexual Phase of Three Species of Pteris (Pteridaceae)

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This work describes and compares morphogenesis of the gametophyte, or sexual phase, of three ferns, Pteris deflexa, P. denticulata and P. tristicula, through a palynological analysis of live spores. This study was conducted under laboratory conditions; observations and pictures were made using light and scanning electron microscopy. The pattern of spore… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12042-012-9114-9

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