Homalomena - what's the name of these fibers?
- Subject: Homalomena - what's the name of these fibers?
- From: "Marek Argent" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 02:17:10 +0200
I cut a stem of Homalomena (probably
The stem was about 2 cm in diameter.
These wood-like fibers are very hard to cut or
I know that they help the stem to stay in
horizontal position and to be elastic
I have never seen such a structure in any
other aroid's stem.
In leaves of Monsteroideae (except Amydrium)
similar fibers are named trichosclereids,
What is their name in the stem? (photo
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