Plant Diversity ›› 2002, Vol. 24 ›› Issue (06): 1-3.

• Articles •    

The Development of Male and Female Gametophytes of Stachyurus himalaicus and Its Systematic Enlightenment

WEI Zhong-Xin, JIN Qiao-Jun, YANG Shi-Xiong, WANG Hong, WANG Feng   

  1. Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Online:2002-12-25 Published:2002-12-25

Abstract: This paper deals with the formation and development of both male and female gametophytes of Stachyurus himalaicus and a comparison of embryological features was made among Stachyuraceae and its related taxa such as Theaceae, Actinidiaceae, Clethraceae, Staphyleaceae, Violaceae, Hamamelidaceae and Crossosomataceae. The embryology features of Stachyurus himalaicus may be summarized as follows.

Key words: Embryology