African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 761

Full Length Research Paper

Taxonomic significance of foliar epidermal characters in the Caesalpinoideae

Aworinde David Olaniran*
  • Aworinde David Olaniran*
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, Ondo State, Nigeria.
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Fawibe Oluwasegun Olamide
  • Fawibe Oluwasegun Olamide
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 31 July 2014
  •  Accepted: 21 October 2014
  •  Published: 31 October 2014

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