Editor-in-Chief İlkay Küçükgüzel Associate Editor Aslı Türe Online ISSN 2630-6344 Publisher Marmara University Frequency Bimonthly (Six issues / year) Abbreviation J.Res.Pharm. Former Name Marmara Pharmaceutical Journal
Journal of Research in Pharmacy 2021 , Vol 25 , Issue 4
Leaf, stem and root anatomy of Consolida thirkeana (Boiss.) Bornm. (Ranunculaceae)
Muhammed Mesud HÜRKUL1
1Department of Pharmaceutical Botany, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University, Yenimahalle 06560 Ankara, Turkey DOI : 10.29228/jrp.32 Consolida thirkeana (Boiss.) Bornm. (Ranunculaceae) is endemic to Turkey and described by laciniae linear leaves, pale lilac flowers, sessile follicles and called as “boz mahmuz”. Plant material was collected from Ayaş (Ankara-Turkey). The transverse sections of leaf, stem and root were examined anatomically in this study. The leaf is monofacial and has a 1-layer epidermis. Ranunculaceous stomata and unicellular non-glandular hairs were observed in the epidermis. The stem is characterized by a 1-layer of epidermis, glandular and non-glandular hairs. Cortex parenchyma contains dense starch. Pericyclic sclerenchymatous ring and concave xylem are observed. The root has periderm, pericyclic sclerenchymatous ring and vessels embedded in sclerenchymatous pith cells. Keywords : Consolida thirkeana; Ranunculaceae; leaf; stem; root; plant anatomy; Turkey
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