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Longitudinal section of the apical meristem with young leaflets in Coleus


1  young leaf
3  apical meristem
2  vein

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

The cells of the apical meristem form layers. The outer layers only divide in anticlinal direction. The top layers divide both anti- and periclinally. In young leaflets already veins can be seen.

last modified: 5 Jun 2014