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Leaf micromorphology in Buxus sempervirens L. during the ontogenesis

Author(s): Irina Neta GOSTIN

Journal: Analele Universitatii din Oradea, Fascicula Biologie
ISSN 1224-5119

Volume: TOM XVI;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 57;
Date: 2009;
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Keywords: cuticle | epicuticular wax | leaf | stomata

Ultrastructural aspects of leaf epicuticular waxes were investigated in Buxus sempervirens by scanning electron microscopy. The leaves were hypostomatic and stomata were surrounded with a cuticular thickening that formed a rim. The most prominent epicuticular wax structures of B. sempervirens leaves included granules and platelets.
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