Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: Systematic anatomy of leaf and stem, with a brief history of the subject

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Clarendon Press, 1979 - Science - 304 pages
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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Contents

History of Systematic Anatomy
1
Purposes of Systematic Anatomy by C R Metcalfe
12
A Revised Gassification of the Architecture of Dicotyledonous
25
Trichome Description and Classification
40
Some Basic Types of Cells and Tissues by C R Melcalfe
54
General Topography and Ontogeny of the Tissues
63
The Stemnodeleaf Continuum of the Dicotyledoneae
76
The Petiole by Richard A Howard
88
The Plant Surface Mainly Leaf by Hazel P Wilkinson
97
The Stem by C R Metcalfe
166
Phloem by Katherine Esau
181
Lists of Families in which Certain Diagnostic Characters Occur
190
Bibliography
222
Name Index
251
Plates follow p 276
257
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