Trimenia seed development

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
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 »