Pharmacognostical studies onSwertia alata

  • P. N. Natarajan
  • S. Prasad


The macroscopical and microscopical characters of the stem, leaf and root ofSwertia alata have been described in detail. Quantitative data on stomatal index, stomatal number and epidermal count have been presented. The anatomical distinguishing characteristics betweenSwertia chirata andSwertia alata have been tabulated.


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. N. Natarajan
    • 1
  • S. Prasad
    • 1
  1. 1.School of PharmacyUniversity of SingaporeSingapore-3

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