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Veins at the lower (abaxial) side of a leaf of papyrus


1  midvein
2  vascular bundle

English name: Papyrus
Scientific name: Cyprus papyrus
Familia: Cyperaceae
Classis: Monocotyledonas
Phylum: Angiospermae
Regnum: Plantae

The parallel arrangement of veins is typical for monocots. The green color comes from layers below the epidermis.

last modified: 5 Jun 2014