Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: II: Wood Structure and Conclusion of the General Introduction
This revised edition of Volume II of the Anatomy of the Dicotyledons completes the general introduction to plant anatomy provided by this established botanical reference work. In addition to a comprehensive discussion of wood structure and other topics (see table of contents), Volume II includes a revised version of Takhtajan's taxonomic system for the Dicotyledons, which will be used as the basis for family descriptions in future volumes.
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Anomalous structure by C R Metcalfe
cells cavities and canals
Secreted mineral substances by C R Metcalfe
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Abstr aceae angiosperms Apiaceae apotracheal Asteraceae axial parenchyma Baas Bailey Bull bundles Butterfield Buxaceae Cactaceae calcium cambial initials cambium canals Carlquist cavities Celastraceae cell wall Chalk characters chemical Chenopodiaceae classification Closely related cortex crystals cystoliths derived diagnostic dicotyledons Dipterocarpaceae distribution ecological epidermis Escalloniaceae Euphorbiaceae example Fabaceae families fibre length fibre-tracheids Flacourtiaceae flora fusiform initials genera genus grains groups growth growth-rings Icacinaceae interxylary investigation latex laticifers leaf leaves Loganiaceae Metcalfe Meylan Monimiaceae morphology multiseriate occur Olacaceae paratracheal parenchyma perforation plates phloem phylogenetic phylogeny Phytolaccaceae pith plants pollen Polygonaceae present primitive radial ray cells ray tissue recorded ring ring-porous roots Rubiaceae Rutaceae Sapindaceae scalariform Scrophulariaceae secondary xylem secretory septate fibres silica simple perforations soils sometimes specialized species stem strands structure Suborder taxa taxonomic thickening tracheids transverse trees uniseriate variation vascular Verbenaceae vessel elements Wood Anat wood anatomy xeromorphic xerophytes