FLORAL AND EXTRAFLORAL NECTARIES OF MORUS MACROURA MIQ. (FAMILY. MORACEAE) CULTIVATED IN EGYPT
Samia S. Hafez, Wafaa H. B. Hassan, Dalia I. Hamdan* and Mai M. Karousa
The macro-and micromorphological characters of the inflorescence, infructescence, leaf and stem of Morus macroura Miq are presented with the aim of finding their diagnostic characters by which the plant can be easily identified in both the entire and powdered forms. The intriguing thing during the current research, is the presence of nectariferous tissues for the first time in floral and extra floral organs of M. macroura Miq.
Keywords: Inflorescence, infructescence, leaf, stem, nectariferous tissues, Morus macroura Miq.
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