COMPARATIVE ANATOMICAL STUDY OF Viscum album subsp. album L. AND Viscum album subsp. austriacum (Wiesb.) Vollman

Authors

  • Omer ELKIRAN Sinop University, Vocational School of Health Services, Environmental Health Programme

Keywords:

Santalaceae, Viscum, Anatomy, Turkey

Abstract

In this study, Viscum album subsp. album L. and Viscum album subsp. austriacum (Wiesb.) Vollman (Santalaceae) demonstrated in the genus Viscum were investigated for anatomical purposes. The samples were collected from the north of Turkey and it has been compared between the two taxa in terms of anatomical features. The stem and leaf anatomy were examined by light microscopy and illustrated. The vascular bundles, thickened cuticle, anomocytic stomata, glandular hairs, and existence the crystals of calcium oxalate, starch grains of the main microscopic characters of taxa. The findings obtained from the study were discussed with each other and the genus patterns.

Published

2022-03-20

How to Cite

ELKIRAN, O. (2022). COMPARATIVE ANATOMICAL STUDY OF Viscum album subsp. album L. AND Viscum album subsp. austriacum (Wiesb.) Vollman. EJONS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, 6(21), 12–17. Retrieved from https://ejons.co.uk/index.php/ejons/article/view/262