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Protoplasma

, Volume 102, Issue 1–2, pp 177–182 | Cite as

Intercellular strands associated with stomata: Stomatal pectic strands

  • D. J. Carr
  • S. G. M. Carr
  • R. Jahnke
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Summary

Pectic strands are shown to connect the lower stomatal ledges and to develop across the posterior chamber of a number of plant species. Similar strands are formed between guard cells and subsidiary cells, and between epidermal cells.

Keywords

Leaf anatomy Pectic strands Stomata 

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© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Carr
    • 1
  • S. G. M. Carr
    • 1
  • R. Jahnke
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Developmental Biology, Research School of Biological SciencesAustralian National UniversityCanberra City

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