Morphology and Anatomy of Vegetative Organs in Ginkgo biloba

  • Noboru Hara


There have been many studies of Ginkgo biloba L. in addition to the famous study by Hirase in 1896 [1]. Before and after Hirase’s study, Ginkgo was a plant that attracted considerable attention from other botanists in Japan. There were some studies of vegetative organs, in addition to those of reproductive organs, of Ginkgo in the 19th century. For example, a study in 1896 of the burls, known as “chichi” (nipples) in Japanese, by Fujii [2] is of particular interest.


Shoot Apex Cortical Microtubule Vegetative Organ Ginkgo Biloba Vascular Cambium 
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  • Noboru Hara
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  1. 1.Biology LaboratoryMeisei University (Ome)Ome, Tokyo 198Japan

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