Trimenia seed development

May 3, 2013

Trimenia seed development

In the American Journal of Botany, William (Ned) Friedman and Julien Bachelier clarified seed development in Trimenia, a member of an ancient lineage of flowering plants, the Austrobaileyales. Previously, it was believed that the embryo-nourishing tissues in Trimenia may include both a perisperm and an endosperm; however, this study revealed that the endosperm is the main nutrient-storing tissue. abstract »