Wood Anatomy of Myrtaceae
A survey of the wood anatomy of Myrtaceae is being conducted. This will form part of the next volume of Anatomy of the Dicotyledons. The tribe Chamelaucieae, which has been neglected in the past is a particular centre of attention.
A scalariform perforation plate in Ugni; softening wood samples; microtome sectioning. © Eve Lucas
An account of the wood anatomy of Myrtaceae is being prepared for the next volume of Anatomy of the Dicotyledons.
- Lucas, E.J., Harris, S.A., Mazine, F.F., Belsham, S.R., Nic Lughadha, E.M., Telford, A., Gasson, P.E. & Chase, M.W. (2007). Suprageneric phylogenetics of Myrteae, the generically richest tribe in Myrtaceae (Myrtales). Taxon 56: 1105–1128.
Project partners and collaborators
University of Western Australia