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Petal anatomy of four Justicia (Acanthaceae) species

Ahmad Juhari, Muhammad Amirul Aiman and Talip, Noraini and Che Amri, Che Nurul Aini and Abdul Rahman, Mohamad Ruzi (2013) Petal anatomy of four Justicia (Acanthaceae) species. In: The 2013 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium, 3rd–4th July 2013, Bangi, Selangor.

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Comparative anatomical study on flower petals was studied in four selected Justicia species from Peninsular Malaysia, i.e. J. comata (L.) Lam., J. carnea Lindl. J. betonica Linn. and J. procumbens L with the objective to provide useful data for species identification and differentiation within the genus of Justicia. Methods used in this study are mechanical scrapping on the leaf surfaces and observation under light microscope. Finding in this study has shown that all species are sharing similar type of anticlinal walls pattern, which is sinuous pattern. Two or more type of trichomes is present in all species studied and this character can be used to differentiate Justicia species. Simple multicellular trichomes are found to be present in all species studied. Justicia betonica can be isolated from other species by the existence of cyclo-paracytic stomata on the petal surfaces.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 7548/65359
Uncontrolled Keywords: Justicia, anatomy, petal, trichome, Acanthaceae
Subjects: Q Science > QK Botany
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science
Depositing User: Dr Che Nurul Aini Che Amri
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2018 16:37
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2018 16:37
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65359

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