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- Ruiz-Sanchez, Eduardo; Sosa, Victoria; Mejía-Saules, Teresa; Márquez-Guzmán, Judith
- Flora 2017 v.231 pp. 43-50
- Alvimia; Dinochloa; Guadua; Melocanna; Neotropics; Ochlandra; bamboos; coleoptiles; endosperm; germination; leaves; nutrients; pericarp; plumule; seedling growth; seedlings; texture
- ... Although the great majority of the genera in Poaceae possess the characteristic caryopsis fruit, a number of species in twelve genera in different clades in subfamily Bambusoideae have evolved bacoid or fleshy fruit. In this paper we describe the anatomy and morphology of the fleshy fruit of the Neotropical woody bamboo Olmeca reflexa and include remarks on its seedlings. We compare its main anato ...