Taxonomic and ecological implications of leaf cuticular morphology in Castanopsis, Castanea, and Chrysolepis

@article{Liu2009TaxonomicAE,
  title={Taxonomic and ecological implications of leaf cuticular morphology in Castanopsis, Castanea, and Chrysolepis},
  author={M. Q. Liu and M. Deng and Z. K. Zhou},
  journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution},
  year={2009},
  volume={283},
  pages={111-123}
}
Leaves of 41 species of Castanopsis, six species of Castanea, and Chrysolepischrysophyllum Hjelmq. were examined. In Castanopsis, all species possessed cyclocytic stomata with thickened subsidiary cells; thin-walled peltate trichomes are the most frequent type on the abaxial surface of the leaves of this genus. In Castanea, stomata are transitional between cyclocytic and anomocytic; thin-walled peltate trichomes were recorded for the first time on the abaxial surface of Castanea leaves. In… Expand

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