Morpho-anatomical features of underground systems in six Asteraceae species from the Brazilian Cerrado

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Appezzato-da-Glória, Beatriz; Cury, Graziela;
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Ciências
  • Journal: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências (issn: 0001-3765, eissn: 1678-2690)
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  • Subject: fructans | xylopodium | anatomy | stem tuber | xilopódio | frutanos | anatomia | ANATOMIA VEGETAL | buds | CAULE | Q | caule tuberoso | BROTAÇÃO | CERRADO | Science | gemas | Compositae

In the Brazilian Cerrado (neotropical savanna), the development of bud-bearing underground systems as adaptive structures to fire and dry periods can comprise an important source of buds for this ecosystem, as already demonstrated in the Brazilian Campos grasslands and ... View more
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