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Desert plants, got ’em covered…

This week Nigel turns his dry wit on desert plants, and finds a cuticle full of charm.

Funaria hygrometrica gametophyte and sporophyte cuticular waxes

The waxy cuticles that coat plant surfaces have been relatively well studied in vascular plant taxa, but it is unclear how similar they may...

Stomata and atmospheric CO2 in bryophytes

This study strengthens the hypothesis of incremental rather than early acquisition of stomatal regulatory processes through land plant evolution.

Maternal cuticle protects moss offspring from dehydration

Funaria hygrometrica calyptra may represent the earliest occurrence of maternal protection via structural provisioning of a cuticle in green plants.

Is the moss calyptra covered by a cuticle?

Over a century ago, the gametophytic calyptra was predicted to be covered by a cuticle that protects the sporophyte apex from desiccation. Budke et...

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