, Volume 79, Issue 3, pp 395–400

Fine structure of vascular and epidermal plastids of the mature maize leaf

  • Elizabeth Williams
Brief Report

DOI: 10.1007/BF01276614

Cite this article as:
Williams, E. Protoplasma (1974) 79: 395. doi:10.1007/BF01276614


In addition to the highly differentiated lamellar chloroplasts and bundle sheath plastids, the normal mature maize leaf contains six relatively less differentiated but distinctive minor types of plastid associated with vascular and epidermal tissues.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.Grasslands DivisionDepartment of Scientific and Industrial ResearchPalmerston NorthNew Zealand

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