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Dissceted stem tip of Coleus


apical meristem
3  young leaf
leaf hairs (out of focus)
2  leaf primordium 

English name: Coleus
Scientific name: Coleus sp.
Familia: Lamiaceae
Classis: Dicotyledonas
Phylum: Angiospermae
Regnum: Plantae

This light microscopy view of a dissected tip of a Coleus stem shows the apical meristem and the onset of leaf formation.

last modified: 5 Jun 2014