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, Volume 51, Issue 6, pp 770–785 | Cite as

Studies in the nyctinastic movement of the leaf pinnae of Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merrill

II. The behaviour of upper and lower half-pulvini
  • J. H. Palmer
  • G. F. Asprey
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  • J. H. Palmer
    • 1
  • G. F. Asprey
    • 1
  1. 1.Botany DepartmentUniversity College of the W. IndiesJamaica, W. Indies

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