Anatomy of the Barks of Rhus coriaria L.

Authors: Ayşegül GÜVENÇ

Abstract: The genus Rhus L. ( Anacardiacece) has some 150 species all over the world and is represented by Rhus coriaria L. in Turkey. In this study, the anatomy of the cortex of this species was investigated. Anatomical study of the branch cortex revealed taht large secretory canals containing essential oil occur in one row around the cortex. These canals are supported by a group of sclerenchyma cells. These characteristic elements were inllustrated.

Keywords: Rhus coriaria L., Sumac, barks, anatomy

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