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Petiole anatomy of Indian species of the genera Smilax L. and Heterosmilax Kunth. (Smilacaceae).

Baruah S., Baro D., Borthakur S.K.


Petiole anatomy of 12 species, 11 species of Smilax L. and one species of Heterosmilax Kunth., of the family Smilacaceae have been studied. Anatomical features of the petiole provide supporting evidences for the infra-specific circumscription of the occurring in India.


Petiole anatomy, taxonomy, Smilax L, Heterosmilax Kunth, India

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