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
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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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