Salt glands on leaves of rhodes grass (Chloris gayana Kth.)

Nili Liphschitz*, Adiva-shomer-ilan, A. Eshel, Y. Waisel

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Existence of salt glands on leaves of Chloris gayana is established. Such glands are comprised of two cells: a basal large cell and an upper small one. The secreted salts crystallize in a form of whiskers on top of the upper gland cell. The significance of the process is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)459-462
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Botany
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1974


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