Revista de Biología Tropical ISSN Impreso: 0034-7744 ISSN electrónico: 2215-2075

Desarrollo gametofítico de <i>Metaxya rostrata</i> (Filicales: Metaxyaceae)
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Pérez- García, B., Mendoza, A., & Riba, R. (1994). Desarrollo gametofítico de <i>Metaxya rostrata</i> (Filicales: Metaxyaceae). Revista De Biología Tropical, 42(3), 455–460. Retrieved from


The morphogenic process of the gametophyte Metaxya rostrata is characterized by: a) germination of the Vittaria- type, b) development of a short initial filament, e) the early beginning of the laminar atage, and d) the early replacement of the initial meristematic by a pluricellular meristem, which corresponds to the Asdiantum-type development. The antheridia seem to be similar to those previously described as typical of the cyatheaceous ferns. After 270 days of cultivation, there were neither archegonia nor apogamous growths
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