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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2016)

Botanical studies of the leaf, stem and root of Carissa macrocarpa, (Apocynaceae), cultivated in Egypt

Author(s):

Khaled M Allam, Adel M Abd El-Kader, Mahmoud AH Mostafa and Mostafa A Fouad

Abstract:
The present study examines various standardized parameters as morphological and histological characters which could be helpful in authentication of the leaf, stem and root of Carissa macrocarpa. Concerning the microscopical features of Carissa macrocarpa, the plant is characterized microscopically by presence of large calcium oxalate clusters, forked apex fibers as well as pericyclic fibers with balloon like structure.

Pages: 106-113  |  1385 Views  41 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Khaled M Allam, Adel M Abd El-Kader, Mahmoud AH Mostafa and Mostafa A Fouad. Botanical studies of the leaf, stem and root of Carissa macrocarpa, (Apocynaceae), cultivated in Egypt. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2016;5(3):106-113.