Macroscopic and Histological studies of Leucas biflora Stem
Author(s):
Kamala Chandak, Yash Menghani, Dr. Vijay Tiwari, Dr. Milind Umekar
Keywords:
Leucas biflora, Multicellular covering trichomes, Pith, Lignified Xylem
Abstract
Leucas biflora (Vahl) R. Br. commonly known as Jodi burumbi belongs to family Lamiaceae is a perennial procumbent herb.Traditionally the leaves of the herb are used for treatment of conjunctivitis, nose bleeding and leucorrhoea. The present work was designed to study the morphology and microscopic characters of young stem of the plant. The stem is green in colour and quadrangular in shape. The microscopic studies of T.S. of stem showed the presence of epidermis, unicellular, multicellular and glandular trichomes, cortex containing collenchyma, parenchyma cells and few patches of sclerenchyma, endodermis, pericycle, vascular bundles, non- lignified phloem, lignified xylem vessels and pith. The microscopy of powdered stem showed presence of starch grains, calcium oxalate crystals, lignified xylem vessels (spiral and pitted), parenchymatous pith cells, multicellular and glandular trichomes.
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Unique Paper ID: 153648

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 8

Page(s): 174 - 177
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