Histochemistry of officinal trichomes representing Lamiaceae family

K.N. Razarenova, E.V. Babushkina, P.D. Smirnov, O.V. Kostina, L.E. Muravnik
Keywords: Lamiaceae, glandular trichomes, capitate hairs, histochemistry.
Medicinskij al'manah, 2017, issue 3, pages 193-198.

Glandular trichomes localized on the leaves of some medicinal species of Lamiaceae have been studied

by light microscopy and histochemistry. The trichome morphology and dimensions are presented in the

text. The phenolic substances and terpenoids are found in the glandular trichomes. The secretory structures

have been shown to contain no sesquiterpene lactones. Histochemistry is a perspective method to

analyze glandular trichomes of medicinal plants containing essential oil.

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K.N. Razarenova, E.V. Babushkina, P.D. Smirnov, O.V. Kostina, L.E. Muravnik Histochemistry of officinal trichomes representing Lamiaceae family. Medicinskij al'manah 2017; (3): 193–198, http://dx.doi.org/10.21145/2499-9954-2017-3-193-198