Morphology, Anatomy, and Ultrastructure of CAM Plants

  • M. Kluge
  • I. P. Ting
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 30)


CAM is usually regarded as a typical feature of succulents because of its occurrence in many succulent species. However, two questions must be asked:
  1. 1.

    Is the occurrence of CAM restricted to succulents?

  2. 2.

    Do all succulents exhibit CAM?



Starch Chlorophyll Carbohydrate Hexagonal Assimilation 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Kluge
    • 1
  • I. P. Ting
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für BotanikTechnische HochschuleDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Department of BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideUSA

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