publication . Article . 2014

ANATOMY OF GYNURA AURANTIACA (BLUME) SCH.BIP. EX DC. (ASTERACEAE)

Rodica BERCU;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2014 Journal: Annals of West University of Timisoara: Series of Biology (issn: 1582-3830, eissn: 2285-7044, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: West University of Timisoara
Abstract
The paper presents a detailed histoanatomical description, of the vegetative organs (root, stem and leaf) and photographs as well of Gynura aurantiaca (Blume) Sch.Bip. ex DC. It was observed that the root have typical primary dictos structure. The stem has a differentiated in two regions cortex and the stele comprise one ring of open collateral vascular bundles with secondary xylem due to the cambium activity. The petiole anatomy is quite similar in its basic structure with the stem. The blade presents a heterogenous and hypostomatic mesophyll and a number of vascular bundles in the midrib zone. Remarkable is the presence of the filamentous, uniseriate non-gland...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: food and beveragesfungi
free text keywords: Gynura aurantiaca, vegetative organs, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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