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Morphological Studies on Flowering Plants (Solanaceae)

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In the present study, the morphological features of 20 taxa of the family Solanaceae were studied. The Solanaceae, or nightshades, are an economically important family of flowering plants. The family ranges from herbs to trees, and includes a number of important agricultural crops, medicinal plants, spices, weeds, and ornamentals. Many members of the family contain potent alkaloids, and some are highly toxic, but many cultures eat nightshades, in some cases as staple foods. The present observation shows that majority of Solanaceae members almost the same morphological features that of the family.


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 15)
D. Jagatheeswari, "Morphological Studies on Flowering Plants (Solanaceae)", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 15, pp. 36-43, 2014
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