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Comparative seed structure in the Ranunculiflorae

  • Claudia Brückner
Part of the Plant Systematics and Evolution Supplement 9 book series (SYSTEMATICS, volume 9)

Abstract

Most Ranunculiflorae seeds develop from anatropous, bitegmic, and crassinucellate ovules (Corner 1976, Takhtajan 1988). In regard to seed structure, four alliances can be distinguished.

Keywords

Adventitious Root Endosperm Development Cellulosic Fibril Primitive Group Fibrillar Network 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Wien 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudia Brückner
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  1. 1.Institut für Biologie, Spezielle Botanik/ArboretumHumboldt-UniversitätBerlinFederal Republic of Germany

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