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Young leaflets at the tip of the stem of pondweed


young leaflets
3  leaflets
2  axillary buds

English name: Pondweed
Scientific name: Elodea sp.
Familia: Hydrocharitaceae
Classis: Monocotyledonas
Phylum: Angiospermae
Regnum: Plantae

The leaves of pondweed consist of only two layers of cells. In young leaves these cells do not have large vacuoles yet. At a later stage the vacuoles appear as a transparent spot.

last modified: 5 Jun 2014