Stomatal pectic strands


Intercellular strands associated with stomata: stomatal pectic strands.

by Carr D. J., Carr S. G. M., Jahnke R .(1980)

in Protoplasma 102: 177–192 – doi:10.1007/BF01276958 –

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Pectic strands are shown to connect the lower stomatal ledges and to develop across the posterior chamber of a number of plant species.

Similar strands are formed between guard cells and subsidiary cells, and between epidermal cells.


Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.

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