Noraini Talip

Noraini Talip
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia | ukm · School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology

PhD in Plant Systematic (Plant Anatomy)

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Introduction
My research mainly based on plant anatomy, plant micromorphology, palynology, plant systematic and a bit on plant phytochemistry.
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August 2000 - present
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
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  • Professor (Associate)

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Buku Kepelbagaian dan Panduan Pengecaman Nepenthes Semenanjung Malaysia ini merupakan salah satu usaha untuk membantu golongan penyelidik, pelajar Institusi Pengajian Tinggi mahupun kalangan orang awam yang berminat dengan tumbuhan unik yang dikenali dengan sifatnya sebagai tumbuhan karnivor. Dikenali juga di Malaysia dengan nama periuk kera, ia di...
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Hoya R.Br. is a genus of ornamental plants with an attractive flower shape and unique scents. Anatomical studies are required to understand their structure that produces, and stores, the metabolites released by plants. The present study was conducted to determine the type and position of floral glands in three Hoya species: Hoya cagayanensis C.M Bu...
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Bacterial leaf streak (BLS) caused by bacterium Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola (Xoc) is one of the most prominent rice diseases. BLS causes a significant reduction in paddy yields. However, there are limited studies and a lack of information regarding the mechanisms and cells affected on leaf tissues severed from this disease. Therefore, in this...
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A microscopic analysis study was conducted on the leaf micromorphology of six Heritiera species using observation under light and scanning electron microscope. Heritiera is a genus under Sterculiaceae, however based on new evidences the families of the Malvales order were re-positioned into nine subfamilies. Thus, it is important to continuously do...
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Pometia pinnata is an important wild fruit species that belongs to the Sapindaceae Family. In Malaysia, three formae are found thriving in traditional villages and forest fringes. These formae have gained attention in recent years; their use has expanded from a marketed fresh fruit to becoming ornamental species, namely, kasai (Pometia pinnata f....
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A new species Durio gerikensis (Malvaceae) is described from Hulu Perak, Peninsular Malaysia, it can be easily recognised in the field by its reddish-pink flowers and small (6–7.5 cm in diameter), golden yellowish to pale yellow fruits with persistent calyx. It is unique from all the congeneric taxa by having two to four valved fruits with arilless...
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Comparative leaf anatomy and micromorphology study was carried out on two selected species from the genus Thunbergia Retz. of Acanthaceae subfamily Thunbergioideae. These two investigated species were T. erecta and T. laurifolia from Peninsular Malaysia. The leaf anatomical study involve several methods such as crosssection using sliding microtome...
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Hoya’s R.Br. attractive flower shapes and unique scents make it suitable to be exploited as a new source of tropical fragrance. Therefore, this study aims to elucidate the biosynthesis of secondary metabolites using phytochemical and transcriptomic approaches to understand the mechanisms of scents biosynthesis, especially terpenoid in Hoya. Three H...
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Effects of heavy metals single exposure (Cd, Zn, Fe) and double exposure (Cd+Zn, Cd+Fe and Zn+Fe) on the structural and morphological characteristics of paddy plant (Oryza sativa) was carried out at the green house and Open Roof Carbon Dioxide Glass House, UKM Bangi. The objectives of the study were to determine the effects of heavy metals exposure...
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The purpose of this study was to determine the anatomical and physical properties of three lesser-known Malaysian timber species, i.e., mahang (Macaranga hosei), medang (Litsea costalis), and terap (Artocarpus scortechinii). Correlation factors that influenced the density and shrinkage were also discussed. From the results obtained, terap wood had...
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The genus Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia includes fifteen species that can be found from the sea-level to over 1000m in the mountains. Our observation indicated that Nepenthes can be found in five major habitat types: specifically in tropical lowland evergreen rain forest, heath forest, peat swamp forest, montane forest and limesto...
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Pometia pinnata is an important wild fruit species that belongs to the Sapindaceae family. In Malaysia, three forma were identified thriving in traditional villages and forest fringes, gained attention in the recent years expanding from fresh fruit market to ornamental species demand namely kasai (Pometia pinnata f. pinnata), Lenggeng/kristal (Pome...
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A study on leaf anatomical characteristics was undertaken on three medicinal plants species, Eclipta prostrata (L.) L., Vernonia amygdalina Delile and Clitoria ternatea L. It is found that there are variables in leaf epidermal features such as anticlinal wall patterns, stomata types, trichome types, and the occurrence of secretory structures. Resul...
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Begomovirus has become a potential threat to the agriculture sector. It causes significant losses to several economically important crops. Given this considerable loss, the development of tools to study viral genomes and function is needed. Infectious clones approaches and applications have allowed the direct exploitation of virus genomes. Infectio...
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Aim: To investigate the taxonomic value of leaf anatomical characteristics and to determine the anatomical features that enabled the species to adapt to different environmental conditions. Methodology: Three methods were applied for leaf anatomy observation: sectioning using a sliding microtome, leaf clearing and epidermal peels. Results: The findi...
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Kajian perbandingan ciri anatomi dan ciri mikromorfologi pina dan stip Angiopteris angustifolia C. Presl dan A. evecta (G. Forst.) Hoffm. [Marattiaceae] di Semenanjung Malaysia telah dijalankan. Sampel kajian diperoleh dari Bangi, Selangor, Bukit Fraser dan Tanah Tinggi Cameron, Pahang. Objektif kajian adalah untuk mengenal pasti dan menyenaraikan...
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Kajian anatomi dan mikromorfologi telah dilakukan ke atas Tetrastigma rafflesiae (Miq.) Planchon, perumah kepada bunga pakma di Perak, Pahang dan Kelantan. Penglibatan kajian ini merangkumi anatomi keseluruhan tumbuhan ini, iaitu bahagian daun, batang, sulur paut dan akar kerana kajian anatomi masih dangkal di Malaysia amnya dan dunia khasnya. Samp...
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Cosmos caudatus Kunth. or “king’s salad” contains high values of nutritional compounds that act as health promoters. Although widely consumed for its medicinal value, information on phytochemical contents and their biosynthesis in the species is scarce. Among the interesting compounds are the anthocyanins that possess a dual role; an antioxidant an...
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The foliar anatomical studies of 41 species of Acanthaceae from Peninsular Malaysia had been carried out. This study aims to identify the morphology and distributions of cystoliths in leaf anatomy and their taxonomic values in species studied of Acanthaceae. The foliar anatomical study involved procedures such as cross-section by using sliding micr...
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Buku ini memaparkan kompilasi ciri morfologi dan mikromorfologi debunga (palinologi) genus dan takson famili Sapindaceae yang terdapat di Semenanjung Malaysia. Famili Sapindaceae merupakan salah satu famili tumbuhan bernilai ekonomi yang utama di Malaysia dan pendokumentasian ciri-ciri penting famili ini merupakan satu maklumat yang menarik untuk d...
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Background: Rice tungro disease (RTD) is a viral disease mainly affecting rice in Asia. RTD caused by Rice tungro bacilliform virus and Rice tungro spherical virus. To date, there are only 5 RTSV isolates have been reported. Objectives: In this study, we aimed to report the complete nucleotide sequence of Malaysian isolate of Rice tungro spheric...
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Species of Madhuca Buch,-Ham. ex J. F. Gmelin occur in six types of forests in Peninsular Malaysia, namely lowland dipterocarp hill dipterocarp, upper dipterocarp, swamp, limestone and montane forests. Most of them are mainly distributed in the lowland dipterocarp and hill dipterocarp forests. The geographical distribution maps of Vatica in Peninsu...
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Baccaurea brevipes and B. motleyana belong to Phyllanthaceae family and native to Malaysia. Leaf characters of these two species are almost similar and during vegetative stage they are difficult to be identified. Therefore leaf anatomical characters would probably contribute useful information for their identification during vegetative stage. The o...
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The leaf micromorphological study of four species of display trees, Sonneratia caseolaris, Barringtonia racemosa, Gluta renghas and Hibiscus tiliaceus, was conducted. The methodology involved in this study include fixation, dehydration, critical point drying and viewing under a scanning electron microscope. Results showed that all four species show...
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A palynological study was conducted on seven species of Byttneria Löfl. The objectives of this study was to understand the variation in micromorphological and harmomegarthic characteristics of pollen in Byttneria species in Malaysia and Singapore. In doing so, more information on the species of Sterculiaceae s.s family can be added. Dried pollen sa...
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Rice tungro disease was discovered in Malaysia in the 1930s. The first and only genome of Rice tungro bacilliform virus (RTBV) isolated from rice in Malaysia was sequenced in 1999. After nearly two decades, here, we present the complete genome sequence of an RTBV isolate in rice from Seberang Perai, Malaysia.
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Taro is an important crop in parts of the world, especially in the Pacific Islands. Like all plants, it is also susceptible to virus infections that could result in diseases, which negatively affects the source of food and trade revenue. Understanding the biology of taro viruses could improve current knowledge regarding the relationship between vir...
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A study on the leaf venation was undertaken on five species of Carallia; ie Carallia borneensis, C. brachiata, C. corrifolia, C. eugenioidea and C. suffruticosa. Genus Carallia belongs to the family Rhizophoraceae. In this study, priority has been given on the leaf venation characteristics. Method used in this study is leaf clearing method. Objecti...
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A preliminary survey on the diversity of rare and wild fruits species in Pulau Pangkor was conducted on 15-18 th July 2017. The main objectives are to study the diversity of wild Sapindaceae, rare fruits and Crop Wild Relatives of Pulau Pangkor as well as to collect and prepare herbarium record and flora specimens from Pulau Pangkor for future refe...
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Asah Waterfall which is situated in Tioman Island, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia, is one of the interesting area to be explored especially in the interest of flora diversity. The Programme of Genetic Resource Conservation Management, Centre of Genebank and Seeds MARDI was involved in assessing the flora composition, collecting plant genetic resources...
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Comparative leaf anatomy study were conducted in three taxa of Acanthaceae from peninsular Malaysia. Three chosen taxa were Acanthus ebracreatus (Vahl), Andrographis paniculata (Burm.f.) Wall. ex Nees and Chroesthes longifolia (Wight) B. Hansen which is commonly used as traditional medicine especially in peninsular Malaysia. The main objective is t...
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The pollen morphology of eight species in subfamily Ruellioideae (Acanthaceae) from Peninsular Malaysia were investigated using light and scanning electron microscopes. Species studied are Hemigraphis alternata (Burm. f) T. Anderson, Hemigraphis reptans (G. Forst.) T. Anderson ex Hemsl., Hygrophila pusilla Blume ex Steud., Ruellia repens L., Ruelli...
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Sapindaceae is one of the main angiosperm plant families and this family includes 150 genera with ca. 2000 taxa that widespread in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. A study on the variation of stomatal types and anticlinal wall patterns was undertaken on 43 taxa belonging to 19 genera of Malaysian Sapindaceae. Results have showed t...
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Anatomical studies of the stipe and rhizome were conducted on four Pleocnemia species recorded in Peninsular Malaysia, namely P. irregularis, P. conjugata, P. hemiteliiformis and P. olivacea to investigate the anatomical variations of the stipe and rhizome. Cross-section of the stipe and rhizome was done using sliding microtome. Stipe anatomical ch...
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Tetrastigma rafflesiae (Miq.) Planch is one of the sole host species of parasitic plants in the family Rafflesiaceae. A study was conducted in order to propagate this species using vegetative propagation. This propagation technique was done using stem cuttings and was conducted in the nursery at the National University of Malaysia (UKM). The propag...
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Distribution of Rafflesia spesies are only endemic to tropical rainforest in Southeast Asia. Malaysia is among the country that is blessed with Rafflesia species and reported can be found in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. Not all state in Peninsular Malaysia are reported to have this magnificent flower. Only states of Perak, Pahang, Kelant...
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A detail comparative study on leaf micro-morphology was conducted on the genus Lepisanthes from Peninsular Malaysia, five chosen species namely as L. amoena (Hassk.) Leenh., L. fruticosa (Roxb.) Leenh., L. rubiginosa (Roxb.) Leenh., L. senegalensis (Juss. ex Poir.) Leenh. and L. tetraphylla (Vahl.) Radlk. The objective of this study is to identify...
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Firmiana malayana also known as “Bullocks eye or Mata Lembu” in Malaysia and can be found along riverbanks and open forests in Peninsular Malaysia and seldom planted in populated areas. The flowers of the Firmiana malayana are vivid orange in colour, on tassels up to 12 cm long. Usually this species will shed its leaves after a dry period and remai...
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The factors responsible for the low solubility percentage of oil palm empty fruit bunch (OPEFB) cellulose pulp compared to kenaf when dissolved in aqueous NaOH/urea solvent system was reported. Physical and chemical properties of both cellulose pulp were studied and compared in terms of the lignin content, viscosity average molecular weight (Mη), c...
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Acanthaceae is an angiosperm plant family under the order Lamiales, comprising at least 4000 species of either tropical or subtropical. Species of Acanthaceae can be found in various habitats and they have various morphological characteristics and geographical distribution patterns. However, the information on the anatomy of Acanthaceae is still me...
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A study on the variation of leaf venation pattern was undertaken on 43 taxa belonging to 19 genera of Sapindaceae in Malaysia. Results showed that there were 17 venation patterns observed based on the leaf lamina venation, ultimate marginal and veinlet patterns. A total of 15 taxa showed bi-veinlets, 15 taxa uni-veinlets, eight taxa simple veinlets...
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Leaf anatomy and micromorphology characters of Cardiospermum halicacabum L. or locally known as peria bulan was investigated. Morphologically is a climber in the Sapindaceae, it has trifoliate leaves with minute stipules. Results showed that this species has hypostomatic and anomocytic stomata, has non-glandular and glandular trichomes, and also se...
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Isolation of compounds from methanol extract from the leaves of Adiantum latifolium Lam. had been conducted by using radial chromatography and thin layer chromatography (TLC) techniques. Their structures were elucidated by ultraviolet-visible (UV), infrared (IR), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectroscopy (MS) and by comparison with the...
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A comprehensive study of the petiole anatomy of 33 species of the genus Hopea Roxb., belonging to the family Dipterocarpaceae, was carried out to examine variations in the petiole anatomy that might be useful in the identification and classification of the various species. The variations observed included the petiole outline, vascular bundle arrang...
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An anatomical study was carried out on mature leaves of five selected medicinal species of Rubiaceae from Peninsular Malaysia. The chosen medicinal species were Aidia densiflora, Aidia racemosa, Chasallia chartacea, Hedyotis auricularia and Ixora grandifolia. The objective of this study is to determine the taxonomic value of midrib anatomical chara...
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A study on the leaf venation anatomical characteristics was conducted on eight chosen Ficus L. (Moraceae) species in Peninsular Malaysia, namely F. callosa, F. apiocarpa, F. caulocarpa, F. pubigera, F. pendens, F. celebensis, F. mollissima, and F. drupacea. The objective of this study was to observe the significant leaf venation anatomical characte...
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A wood anatomy study was carried out on 10 Durio species. Three species, namely D. griffithii, D. grandiflorus and D. excelsus were included, and these species were previously placed in the genus Boschia. Findings have shown presence of prismatic crystals in chambered and non-chambered axial parenchyma in seven Durio species studied, whilst silica...
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Macroscopic and microscopic wood anatomy characteristics of Ceiba pentandra and three species of Bombax (namely B. anceps, B.ceiba and B.valetonii) were studied. The results indicated that Ceiba pentandra can be distinguished from Bombax based on the density and wood anatomy characteristics. Wood anatomy characteristics that can be used to separate...
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The objective of the study was todetermine the effects of heavy metal exposure onthe morphology and anatomy of paddy plant (Oryza sativa L .). Paddy plants were treated with single and combined close of Cd and Pb (5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 ppm) at 35days after germination. The results showed leaf chlorosis, decrease in number of roots and shoot height u...
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A comprehensive survey and descriptions on the petiole anatomy was undertaken on 16 species belonging to four selected genera (Anisoptera, Cotylelobium, Vatica and Upuna) in the tribe Dipterocarpeae to investigate variations in vascular bundle structure. Methods used in this study were petiole sectioning using a sliding microtome, staining, mountin...
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A study was undertaken to identify the presence of fungal endophyte in fern plant, Psilotum nudum. Being the only living species of a once populated division, P. nudum is the most primitive vascular plant. Cross section of stipe and rhizoid parts was done to observe the presence of endophyte within parenchyma cells. Samples of P. nudum were collect...
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Marantodes pumilum (Blume) Kuntze (synonym: Labisia pumila (Blume) Fern.-Vill), Primulaceae, is well known for its traditional use as a post-partum medication among women in Malaysia. Three varieties of M. pumilum, var. alata Scheff., var. pumila and var. lanceolata (Scheff.) Mez. are commonly used. Nowadays, M. pumilum powder or extracts are comme...
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Wood anatomy of the monotypic genus of Kostermansia and 13 species of Durio from Malaysia were studied. The results indicated that Kostermansia can be distinguished from Durio as opposed from the studies by other researchers who stated that Kostermansia is identical to Durio. Characters that can be used to separate these genera are wood density, ve...
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Comparative leaf micromorphology study was conducted of five chosen Phyllanthus L. (Phylanthaceae) species, namely as P. acidus L, P. elegans Wall. ex Müll. Arg, P. emblica L., P. urinaria L. and P. pulcher Wall. ex Müll. Arg. The objective of this study is to identify the leaf micromorphological characteristics that can be used in species identifi...
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A leaf micromorphology study was conducted on four selected medicinal ferns species in Tasik Chini, Pahang. The four chosen species were Adiantum latifolium Lam., Lygodium flexuosum (L.) Sw., Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R. Br. and Tectaria singaporeana (Wall.) Ching. The objective of this study is to identify the leaf micromorphological characteri...
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A study was conducted on two species of Pandanus, to investigate the occurrence of P. atrocarpus Griff and P. tectorius Parkinson in Peninsular Malaysia. Traditionally their leaves are used as woven materials to make mats, baskets and hats. The objective of this study was to evaluate the current status on occurrence of these two species in Peninsul...
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The proposed placement of Avicennia L. into Acanthaceae had been made based only on molecular data. The main objective of this study is to investigate whether anatomical leaf characteristics of the Avicennia species support this placement. This study also aims to determine the leaf anatomical characteristics and their taxonomic value for some selec...
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A preliminary taxonomic study was carried out on seven Acanthaceae species namely as Andrographis paniculata,Pseuderanthemum graciliflorum,P. carruthersii, Asystasia gangetica ssp. micrantha, Ruellia repens, Justicia comata and J. betonica.The study was undertaken to investigate the morphology of trichomes present on the surfaces of flower petal. T...
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A preliminary taxonomic study was carried out on seven Acanthaceae species namely as Andrographis paniculata, Pseuderanthemum graciliflorum, P. carruthersii, Asystasia gangetica ssp. micrantha, Ruellia repens, Justicia comata and J. betonica. The study was undertaken to investigate the morphology of trichomes present on the surfaces of flower petal...
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A study on the stipe anatomy was conducted on six taxa of Blechnum in Peninsular Malaysia namely B. finlaysonianum, B. fraseri, B. indicum, B. melanocaulon subsp. pallen, B. orientale and B. vestitum. The objective of this study is to investigate the variations in the stipe anatomical characteristics that can be used for species identification and...
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A study on the variation of leaf venation patterns was conducted on 21 taxa of the genus Ficus in Peninsular Malaysia. The results showed the existence of eight leaf venation patterns based on veinlets, the ultimate marginal and areolar venation. The majority of species, such as F. annulata, F. benghalensis, F. benjamina, F. deltoidea var. angustif...