The Microanatomy of Angiosperm Roots

Monocotyledonous Roots:

Acorus:

a. Monocot Root: Acorus  40x

b.Monocot Root: Acorus  100x

c. Monocot Root: Epidermis and Cortex in Acorus  400x

d. Monocot Root: Aerenchyma in Acorus  100x

e. Monocot Root: Stele in Acorus  400x

f. Monocot Root: Casparian Strip in Acorus Vascular Bundle  400x

Zea:

a. Monocot Root: Zea  40x

b. Monocot Root: Zea  100x

c.  Monocot Root: Vascular Cylinder in Zea  400x

d. Monocot Root: Zea Prop Root  40x

e. Monocot Root: Zea Prop Root  100x

f. Monocot Root: Epidermis and Cortex in Zea Prop Root  400x

g. Monocot Root: Vascular Bundles in Zea Prop Root  400x

Smilax:

a. Monocot Root: Smilax  40x

b. Monocot Root: Epidermis and Cortex in Smilax  100x

c. Monocot Root: Endodermis in Smilax  100x

d. Pith Parenchyma in the Monocot Root: Smilax  400x

e. Monocot: Heavily Suberized Endodermis in Smilax  400x

f. Monocot: Epidermis in Smilax  400x

Lilium:

a. Monocot Root: Lilium  40x

b. Monocot Root: Epidermal Root Hair in Lilium  100x

c. Monocot Root: Cortex in Lilium  100x

d. Monocot Root: Stele in Lilium  100x

Elodea:

a. Aquatic Monocot Root: Elodea  100x

b. Aquatic Monocot Root: Stele in Elodea  400x

Herbaceous Dicotyledonous Roots:

Ranunculus:

a. Young Herbaceous Dicot Root: Ranunculus  40x

b. Young Herbaceous Dicot Root: Ranunculus  100x

c. Young Herbaceous Dicot Root:Cortex in Ranunculus  100x

d.  Herbaceous Dicot Root: Ranunculus  40x

e. Herbaceous Dicot root: Ranunculus  100x

f. Stele in Herbaceous Dicot root: Ranunculus  400x

g. Cortex Parenchyma in Herbaceous Dicot: Ranunculus  400x

h. Typical Dicot Root: Young Ranunculus  40x 

i. Typical Dicot Root: Young Ranunculus  100x

j. Typical Dicot Root: Stele in Young Ranunculus  400x

k. Herbaceous Dicot Root: Mature Ranunculus  40x

l. Herbaceous Dicot Root: Mature Ranunculus  100x

m. Herbaceous Dicot Root: Closed Vascular Bundle in Mature Ranunculus  400x

Woody Dicotyledonous Roots:

Quercus:

a. Woody Dicot Root: Quercus  40X

b. Woody Dicot Root: Quercus  100x

c. Woody Dicot Root: Cork in Quercus  400x

d. Woody Dicot Root: Vascular Cylinder in Quercus  100x

e. Woody Dicot Root: Medullary Rays in Quercus  400x

f. Woody Dicot Root: Quercus  400x