Chapter 7 Outline and definitions

Chapter 7 Outline and definitions - Plant Biology Chapter...

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Plant Biology Chapter 7 Outline I. Leaves a. Leaf arrangement and types b. Internal structure of leaves c. Stomata d. Mesophyll and veins e. Specialized leaves  i. Shade leaves ii. Leaves of arid regions iii. Leaves of aquatic areas iv. Tendrils v. Spines, thorns, and prickles vi. Storage leaves vii. Flower-pot leaves viii. Window leaves ix. Reproductive leaves x. Floral leaves (bracts) xi. Insect rapping leaves 1. pitcher plants 2. sundews 3. Venus’s flytraps 4. Bladderworts f. Autumnal changes in leaf color g. Abscission h. Human and ecological relevance of leaves Definitions Leaves —a flattened usually photosynthetic structure arranged in various ways on a stem. Primordia —an organ or structure at its earliest stage of development. Petiole —the stalk of a leaf. Blade —the conspicuous flattened part of a leaf also called lamina or seaweed. Deciduous —shedding leaves annually. Simple leaf
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course BIOL 1613 taught by Professor Stephenson during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.

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