Ruellia caroliniensis.jpg Ruellia fulgida.jpg Ruellia pringlei_leaf cystolith.jpg Blechum lineage of Ruellia_pollen.jpg Ruellia humboldtiana_fruit.jpg diversity of Ruellia flowers.jpg Tetramerium sp.jpg

Acanth Fact of the Day

A major clade within Acanthaceae is the cystolith clade. Cystoliths are anatomical structures found in leaves and are thought to be composed of calcium carbonate or calcium oxalate. Their function is unknown.
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