Morphological and anatomical study on Galanthus gracilis (Amaryllidaceae)

Özdemir, C. and Alçitepe, E. (2010) Morphological and anatomical study on Galanthus gracilis (Amaryllidaceae). Acta Botanica Hungarica, 52 (1-2). pp. 151-157. ISSN 0236-6495

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Galanthus gracilis Čelak ranks among the finest snowdrops for garden and there are a number of excellent variants available from specialist bulb nurseries. Gracilines, a subgroup of the Amaryllidaceae alkaloids was isolated from Galanthus gracilis of Turkish origin. The galanthamin alkaloid which is isolated from the bulbs of Galanthus species is used in the physical therapy for poliomyelitis and in the treatment of same vascular diseases will be useful in pharmacy in Turkey.In this study, morphological and anatomical properties of Galanthus gracilis were investigated. Outer surface of inner perianth segments with green patches at apex and base is characteristics for Galanthus gracilis . Cross-sections of the root, scape and parts of the leaf were examined and demonstrated in anatomical studies.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science / természettudomány > QK Botany / növénytan
Depositing User: Endre Sarvay
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2018 12:08
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2018 12:08

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