Ultrastructure of the hairs of the filamentous green alga Bulbochaete hiloensis (Nordst.) Tiffany: an apoplastidic plant cell with a well developed Golgi apparatus

@article{Fraser1973UltrastructureOT,
  title={Ultrastructure of the hairs of the filamentous green alga Bulbochaete hiloensis (Nordst.) Tiffany: an apoplastidic plant cell with a well developed Golgi apparatus},
  author={Trish Fraser and Brian E. S. Gunning},
  journal={Planta},
  year={1973},
  volume={113},
  pages={1-19}
}
Bulbochaete hiloensis is a filamentous green alga in the Oedogoniales. It possesses colourless hair cells, the ultrastructure and development of which are unusual in several respects: (1) The initial wall of the hair cell is formed by eversion of a pre-formed pad of cell wall material (Cook, 1962). (2) The hair cells are apoplastidic, even lacking colourless remnants of plastid material. (3) A nucleolus is lacking from young and mature hair cell nuclei, though it is not known whether one is… CONTINUE READING