Definition of crystalliferous in English:

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crystalliferous

Pronunciation: /ˌkristəˈlifərəs/
(also crystalligerous /-ˈijərəs/)

adjective

Bearing, containing, or producing crystals.
Example sentences
  • Intact crystalliferous cells can be found in such diverse plants as Pontederia or P. stratiotes (Araceae, Alismatales).
  • In B. weddellii, crystalliferous idioblasts were also present on the lateral lobes.
  • The secondary phloem in perennial stems consists of sieve tubes with companion cells, storage and crystalliferous parenchyma and sclereids in both species.
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