TITLE

MORPHOLOGY AND VASCULAR ANATOMY OF THE FLOWER IN SCILLA BIFOLIA L. (HYACINTHACEAE)

AUTHOR(S)
DYKA, OLGA O.
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Modern Phytomorphology;2013, Vol. 4, p319
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The morphology and vascular anatomy of the flower of Scilla bifolia L. (Hyacinthoideae) were studied. It is established that the gynoecium has following structural zones: synascidiate, symplicate, hemisymplicate and asymplicate. Gynoecium of the S. bifolia can be determined as syncarpous in a wide sense. The perianth is supplied by branches of central vascular bundles, and all stamens - by branches of bundles of tepals. Vascular system of the gynoecium has six ventral and three dorsal bundles which branch lateral bundles. The septal nectary has three fissures in the walls between the locules of the ovary, which extend from its base to the roof and open outward at the base of the style.
ACCESSION #
88838193

 

Related Articles

  • VASCULAR ANATOMY AND MORPHOLOGY OF THE FLOWER IN FRITILLARIA MONTANA HOPPE (LILIACEAE). NOVIKOFE, ANDREW V.; KAZEMIRSKA, MARIA A. // Modern Phytomorphology;2012, Vol. 1, p27 

    In the first time structural type of gynoecium and vascular system organization in Fritillaria montana Hoppe flower were described in details. We ascertain that gynoecium is divided in three vertical zones viz synascidiate, symplicate and apocarpous. Therefore the gynoecium was described as...

  • NOTES ON THE FLORAL MORPHOLOGY AND ANATOMY OF TESSMANNIANTHUS CARINATUS (MELASTOMATACEAE). KRIEBEL, RICARDO // Caldasia;2014, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p17 

    This work reports the second collection of Tessmannianthus carinatus Almeda, a species previously known only from the type. Two flowering trees were encountered at the type locality of Cerro Jefe, Panama. Species in this genus are very rare and the colors and posture of fresh floral parts have...

  • ANATOMICAL AND MORPHOLOGICAL DIAGNOSTICS OF TANACETUM VULGARE L. FLOWERS. KURKINA, ANNA V. // Modern Phytomorphology;2013, Vol. 4, p245 

    The morphological, histological and microscopical investigations on tansy Tanacetum vulgare L. flowers were carried out. For the first time were studied the microscopic and histological structures of the inflorescence (the basket) of T. vulgare, its flowers and diagnostic signs are revealed....

  • Microgeographical, inter-individual, and intra-individual variation in the flower characters of Iberian pear Pyrus bourgaeana (Rosaceae). Żywiec, Magdalena; Delibes, Miguel; Fedriani, José // Oecologia;Jul2012, Vol. 169 Issue 3, p713 

    Flower characteristics have been traditionally considered relatively constant within species. However, there are an increasing number of examples of variation in flower characteristics. In this study, we examined the variation in attracting and rewarding flower characters at several ecological...

  • Floral function in relation to floral structure in two Periploca species (Periplocoideae) Apocynaceae. HENEIDAK, Samia; NAIDOO, Yougasphree // Turkish Journal of Botany;2015, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p653 

    This study comprises an investigation into the floral function in relation to the floral structure of Periploca aphylla and P. angustifolia, using light and scanning electron microscopy. Both species display the following floral structures: style-head bearing pollen translators, shelf-like...

  • Terata of two legume species with radialized corolla: some correlations in floral symmetry. Sinjushin, Andrey; Bagheri, Ali; Maassoumi, Ali; Rahiminejad, Mohammad // Plant Systematics & Evolution;Dec2015, Vol. 301 Issue 10, p2387 

    Most papilionoid legumes (Leguminosae) are characterized by zygomorphic flowers. Features of monosymmetry are inherent to all floral whorls. We compare flowers of two species of papilionoid legumes with anomalously radialized corollas. Except for vexilloid mode of all five petals, these flowers...

  • acropetal:. Gough, Robert E. // Glossary of Vital Terms for the Home Gardener;1993, p4 

    A definition of the term "acropetal" is presented. It refers to petals produced in the direction of the apex.

  • actinomorphic flower:. Gough, Robert E. // Glossary of Vital Terms for the Home Gardener;1993, p4 

    A definition of the term "actinomorphic flower" is presented. It refers to a flower with radial symmetry.

  • calyx:. Gough, Robert E. // Glossary of Vital Terms for the Home Gardener;1993, p20 

    A definition of the term "calyx" is presented. This gardening term refers to all the sepals of a flower.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics