Observation of stomata in Little hogweed (Portulaca oleracea)

Foldscope workshop at TIFR Hyderabad,June 19-20, 2018

We observed the Portulaca leaf which is a dicot, leaf arrangment is alternate

Portulaca oleracea

We observed guard cells. In this plant the stomata are paracytic in nature i.e. stomata have subsidiary cells parallel to the opening between the guard cells.

Stomata of portulica

Archana, Geetha Kumari, Rajeswari, TSWREIS  Dharmaram B.

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