Articles written in Proceedings – Plant Sciences
Volume 95 Issue 4 November 1985 pp 247-261
The high order foliar vein sheathing of 40 species representing 6 genera of Cunoniaceae was examined. The type, orientation, distribution, and proportion of the sheathing elements around the veinlet, including the terminal cells, are variable and useful for generic circumscription and subdivision. Terminal cells are tracheoidal or sclereidal types. A general trend towards the formation of specialized sclerenchymatous terminal elements is supported.
Volume 98 Issue 1 February 1988 pp 31-39
Sclereids and tracheoids are found to be key characters to distinguish the taxa included under the Pandaceae. Their presence or absence appears to be a strong evidence that