adjective see epicuticle

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  • Epicuticular — Als Cuticula oder Kutikula (lat. cutis, Häutchen) bezeichnet man in der Botanik eine oft etwas gefaltete Schutzschicht, bestehend aus Wachs, die bei Pflanzen den Außenwänden der Epidermiszellen aufliegt. Sie schützt das pflanzliche Gewebe vor… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • epicuticular — epi·cuticular …   English syllables

  • epicuticular — adjective see epicuticle * * * epicūticˈular adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑epicuticle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epicuticular wax — In botany, the plant cuticle is covered by epicuticular wax mainly consistingof straight chain aliphatic hydrocarbons with a variety of substituted groups. Commonexamples are paraffins in leaves of peas and cabbages, alkyl esters in leaves of… …   Wikipedia

  • superficial epicuticular layer — see cerotegument …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

  • Alkane — Not to be confused with Alkene or Alkyne. Chemical structure of methane, the simplest alkane Alkanes (also known as paraffins or saturated hydrocarbons) are chemical compounds that consist only of hydrogen and carbon atoms and are bonded… …   Wikipedia

  • Wax — For other uses, see Wax (disambiguation). Cetyl palmitate, a typical wax ester …   Wikipedia

  • Nepenthes alata — upper pitcher. Mount Ambucao, Luzon. Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Plant cuticle — Water beads on the waxy cuticle of kale leaves Anatomy of a leaf …   Wikipedia

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