Nutlet Micromorphological Study on Salvia L. (Lamiaceae) from NE Iran


In the present research, micromorphological features of 10 Salvia L. nutlets (mericarp) growing in NE Iran were studied by SEM. These species were divided into three and four groups based on the shape and ornamentation of nutlets respectively. The variation in color, size and ornamentation of mericarp helped to identify species.

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S. Mousavi, A. Jafari and S. Najafi, "Nutlet Micromorphological Study on Salvia L. (Lamiaceae) from NE Iran," American Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol. 4 No. 7, 2013, pp. 1457-1460. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2013.47178.

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