Entry from US English dictionary
(also crystalligerous /-ˈijərəs/)
Bearing, containing, or producing crystals.
- 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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