Ruellia geminiflora_color polymorphism.jpg Ruellia jaliscana_vegetative in field.jpg Ruellia jussieuoides.jpg Strobilanthes dyerianus2.jpg Petalidium ramulosum_pollen.jpg Blechum lineage of Ruellia_pollen.jpg Ruellia norvegigratiosa_leaf gland.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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