Plant Diversity ›› 2001, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (03): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Anatomy And Histochemistry of Paramomus petaloideum Seeds

TANG Yuan-Jiang Liao Jing-Ping   

  1. South China Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy Sciences
  • Online:2001-06-25 Published:2001-06-25

Abstract: The seed of Paramomum petaloideum comprises aril, seedcoat, perisperm, endosperm and embryo.The membranous aril contains 5-7 parenchymatous cells. The seed coat can be divided into exotesta, mesotesta and endotesta. The exotesta contains only one layer of epidermal cells, their cell walls are thickened and slightly lignified.

Key words: Paramomum petaloideum