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Morphology

  1. Cambium in lianas, responsible for secondary growth, develop diverse and diagnostic traits during the climbing phase. Studies on the cross-section of Taiwanese liana cambial variants are scarce. We collected m...

    Authors: Sheng-Zehn Yang, Po-Hao Chen and Jian-Jhong Chen
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:27
  2. Plants use different mechanisms to transport the collected fog water. Leaf traits of wheat play an important role in directing fog water through leaf rolling and leaf angle into the root zone, where it can be ...

    Authors: Sabah Merrium, Zulfiqar Ali, Muhammad Habib-ur-Rahman, Sadia Hakeem and Muhammad Arslan Khalid
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:13
  3. The root drugs of the family Apocynaceae are medicinally important and used in Indian Systems of Medicine (ISM). There is often a problem of misidentification and adulteration of genuine samples with other sam...

    Authors: Pankaj Kumar, Anil Bhushan, Prasoon Gupta and Sumeet Gairola
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2022 63:12
  4. Bamboos, widely distributed in temperate and tropical Asia, Africa and America, refer to a group of special plants in Poaceae, Bambusoideae. China is rich in bamboo species. However, due to a long flowering cy...

    Authors: Zhuo-Yu Cai, Xin-Xin Zhou, Khoon-Meng Wong and Nian-He Xia
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2021 62:12
  5. TCP-domain proteins, plant specific transcription factors, play important roles in various developmental processes. CIN-TCPs control leaf curvature in simple leaf species while regulate leaf complexity in comp...

    Authors: Hsiao-Wei Chen, Po-Lun Lee, Chun-Neng Wang, Hui-Ju Hsu and Jen-Chih Chen
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2020 61:24
  6. There are estimated 180–220 species of Tuber described in the world, but the diversity of the genus in Taiwan is poorly known, with only two species recorded, i.e., Tuber formosanum and T. furfuraceum. During our...

    Authors: Chieh-Lung Lin, Ming-Jer Tsai, Chuen-Hsu Fu, Tun-Tschu Chang, Hoi-Tung Li and King-Fai Wong
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2018 59:25
  7. Terpenoids, the largest class of natural products in the plant kingdom, have been widely used in medicine. The precursors of terpenoids, isoprene phosphate (IPP) and dimethylallyl pyrophosphate (DMAPP), were s...

    Authors: Meng Wang, Dou Wang, Qing Zhang, Jia Chai, Yong Peng and Xia Cai
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:62
  8. The genus Argyreia Lour. is one of the species-rich Asian genera in the family Convolvulaceae. Several species complexes were recognized in which taxon delimitation was imprecise, especially when examining herbar...

    Authors: Paweena Traiperm, Janene Chow, Possathorn Nopun, G. Staples and Sasivimon C. Swangpol
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:25
  9. Cambial variations in lianas of Piperaceae in Taiwan have not been studied previously. The stem anatomy of seven Piper species from Taiwan was examined to document cambial variations and better distinguish the sp...

    Authors: Sheng-Zehn Yang and Po-Hao Chen
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2017 58:17
  10. Developing drought-tolerant crops critically depends on the efficient response of a genotype to the limited water availability, a trait known as phenological plasticity. Our understanding of the phenological p...

    Authors: Marwa N. M. E. Sanad, Kimberley Garland Campbell and Kulvinder S. Gill
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:35
  11. Several medicinal properties have been reported for plants in the genus Evolvulus, such as a brain tonic and antifungal from Evolvulus alsinoides, and a sedative and an anthelmintic from Evolvulus nummularius. Th...

    Authors: Kanapol Ketjarun, George W. Staples, Sasivimon C. Swangpol and Paweena Traiperm
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:25

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Botanical Studies 2016 57:29

  12. The fruits of the family Menispermaceae are drupes, and because the drupe endocarps are morphologically diverse, they are generally used to classify members of this family. There is a lack of detailed knowledg...

    Authors: Sheng-Zehn Yang and Po-Hao Chen
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:14

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Botanical Studies 2017 58:20

  13. The winter in the Yangtze River Delta area of China involves more than 1 month of continuous low temperature and poor light (CLTL) weather conditions, which impacts horticultural production in an unheated gree...

    Authors: Xue Li, Wei Lu, Guyue Hu, Xiao Chan Wang, Yu Zhang, Guo Xiang Sun and Zhichao Fang
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2016 57:2
  14. Glossogyne tenuifolia Cassini (Hsiang-Ju in Chinese) is a perennial herb native to Penghu Islands, Taiwan. The herb is a traditional anti-pyretic and hepatoprotective used in Chinese medicine. Several studies on

    Authors: Chia-Chen Chen, Hung-Chi Chang, Chao-Lin Kuo, Dinesh Chandra Agrawal, Chi-Rei Wu and Hsin-Sheng Tsay
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:45
  15. Calcium oxalate crystals, which are found in many organs of plants, have different morphological forms: as druses, prism, styloids, raphides and crystal sand. In this study, the distribution, type and specific...

    Authors: Sevil Tütüncü Konyar, Necla Öztürk and Feruzan Dane
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:32
  16. Using the cross of wheat and maize is a very useful way to produce wheat haploid plants by chromosome elimination. Dwarf male sterile wheat (DMSW) and corn inducer are potential important germplasm for wheat b...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Ke Wang, Zhi-Shan Lin, Li-Pu Du, Hai-Li Ma, Le-Le Xiao and Xing-Guo Ye
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:26
  17. Dried roots of Sophora flavescens Aiton contain many phytochemicals that exhibit beneficial effects on human health. This study examined and compared the karyological, morphological and phytochemical characterist...

    Authors: Tzu Che Lin, Jih Min Sung and Mau Shing Yeh
    Citation: Botanical Studies 2014 55:5