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Author Schweingruber, Fritz Hans, author.

Title Anatomic atlas of aquatic and wetland plant stems / Fritz H. Schweingruber, Andrea Kučerová, Lubomír Adamec, Jiří Doležal
Published Cham : Springer, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (487 pages : colour illustrations
Contents Intro -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- General introduction -- Why an atlas of aquatic and wetland plants? -- The purpose of the book -- Hydrobotanical terminology of aquatic and wetland vascular plants and wetlands: definitions, synonyms, specifications, classific -- 1. Submerged plants: -- 2. Rooted floating-leaved plants: -- 3. Surface-floating plants: -- 4. Emergent plants: -- terrestrial wetland plants. -- Criteria for selection of plant species included and their countries -- Aquatic and wetland vegetation -- basic types and description -- Oligotrophic shallow lakes
Ponds and fishponds -- Alluvial pools and oxbows -- Reedbeds -- Alder and willow carrs -- Stream vegetation -- Springs -- Tall-herb vegetation -- Fens and peaty meadows -- Bogs and wooded peatbogs -- Alpine snow beds -- Drained water body bottoms -- Ecophysiological characteristics of aquatic and wetland vascular plants -- 1. Submerged aquatic plants -- 2. Rooted floating-leaved plants -- 3. Surface-floating plants -- 4. Emergent plants -- 5. Adaptations of photosynthesisin submerged plants -- 6. Particulars of gas exchangein submerged plants
7. Particulars of mineral nutritionin submerged plants -- 8. Adaptations of emergent and rootedfloating-leaved plants to soil anoxiaand waterlogging -- 9. Ecophysiology of aquatic plants' turions -- Chapter 2: Preparation methods -- Chapter 3: Definition of anatomical features -- Definition of petiole features of Pteridophytes -- Outline of petioles and arrangement of vascular bundles (stele) -- Construction of vascular bundles -- Boundary between the cortex and vascular bundles -- endodermis -- Intercellulars in the cortex, aerenchyma -- Definition of shootand rhizome features of Dicotyledons
Large cortex, small central cylinders -- Endodermis-like layer of cells between the cortex and the central cylinder -- Types of vascular bundles -- Fibers absent in the xylem -- Vessels absent in the xylem -- Vessel-walls not lignified -- Cortex consisting of large parenchyma cells -- Small to large irregularly formed intercellulars -- Intercellulars (aerenchyma) circular and honeycomb -- Intercellulars (aerenchyma) large, radially extended -- Air conducting canals -- Crystals -- Definition of culm and rhizome features of Monocotyledons -- Outline -- Center and central cylinder
Culm and rhizome type -- Distribution of vascular bundles -- Types of vascular bundles -- Sclerenchyma sheath around vascular bundles -- Epidermis -- Endodermis -- Sclerenchymatic belt at the periphery of the culm -- Girders (axial oriented strings consisting of thick-walled fibers) -- Aerenchyma in the cortex -- Cell contents -- Anatomical descriptions of Pteridophytes -- Chapter 4: Dryopteris cristata (L.) A. Gray -- Distribution and ecology -- Anatomy of the petiole -- Chapter 5: Equisetum fluviatile L. -- Distribution and ecology -- Anatomy of the rhizome -- Equisetum hyemale L
Summary This book presents light microscopic anatomical images of aquatic and wetland plant stem. It features double-stained cross- and longitudinal sections of almost 400 species of vascular plants from the lowland to the alpine zone in Central Europe, including plants from lakes, ponds, rivers, bogs, fens, wet meadows, saline meadows, tall herb associations and alpine snow beds. The microscopic photographs at various magnifications are supplemented with detailed anatomical descriptions. For each species it provides a photo of the whole plant, a short morphological and ecological description as well as indications about its world- and Central European distribution. The book includes a hydrobotanical and an anatomical section. The hydrobotanical section describes the ecological classification of aquatic and wetland plants and explains major ecophysiological processes e.g., photosynthesis, mineral nutrition, gas exchange, adaptations to soil anoxia, turion formation and ecology. The anatomical section highlights the variety of structures and anatomical features of vascular plants in all wet environments
Notes Distribution and ecology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Stems (Botany) -- Physiology -- Atlases
Aquatic plants -- Physiology -- Atlases
Wetland plants -- Physiology -- Atlases
Biodiversity.
Plants -- Development.
Plants.
Plant ecology.
Plant anatomy.
Stems (Botany)
Genre/Form Anatomical atlases.
Atlas anatomiques.
Classification.
Form Electronic book
Author Kučerová, Andrea, author.
Adamec, Lubomír, 1958- author.
Doležal, Jiří, 1975- author.
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