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3Plasmadermata

Caption

Transmission electron microscope image of a thin section of Coleus Blumei shoot apex. Image shows cross sections of plasmadermata. The plasmadermata appear as narrow canals lined by plasma membrane and traversed by a tubule of endoplasmic reticulum called a desmotubule. The plasmadermata is part of the transport system between cells.

Lamiales

Lamiaceae (mint family)

Coleus Blumei

JEOL 100CX TEM

Writer

Louisa Howard, Charles Daghlian

Keywords

Botanical, TEM, shoot apex, Lamiacea, plasmadermata