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Glossary of "The Evolution of Plants (2nd ed.)" by Willis & McElwain (2014)
- Microscopic intracellular bodies formed of biogenic opaline silica in certain plant cells, mainly leaves, stems, and inflorescences. They often have a characteristic size and shape that can be used to identify the family, genus, or, occasionally, the species from which they came.
- Willis, K. J. & McElwain, J. C. 2014. The Evolution of Plants, 2nd ed. -ix + 398 pp. Oxford University Press, Oxford.