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Longitudinal section through the stem tip in coleus


apical meristem
3  hairs
2  young leaflets

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

Scanning electron microscopy image of a longitudinal section through the tip of a stem of Coleus showing the apical meristem and the onset of leaf formation. Young leaflets are covered by hairs.

last modified: 5 Jun 2014