Stomatal Analysis of <i>Allium wallichii</i> Kunth Leaves: An Experimental Finding through Quantitative Microscopy

Authors

  • Faculty of Pharmacy, DIT University, Mussoorie Diversion Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand – 248009
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sir J. C. Bose Technical Campus Bhimtal, Kumaun University Nainital, Uttarakhand – 263136
  • Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, Imphal, Manipur – 795001
  • Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University, Gurugram, Haryana – 121004
  • Faculty of Pharmacy, DIT University, Mussoorie Diversion Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand – 248009

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18311/jnr/2022/30206

Keywords:

<i>Allium wallichii</i>, Microscopy, Stomata, Stomatal Index, Quality Control

Abstract

The use of microscopic techniques for the identification of medicinal plants is one of the best practices and an important quality control tool for standardization. Stomata are important organs for the study of phylogenetic relationships including plant origin, evolution, and classification. Allium wallichii (A. wallichii) Kunth, is one of the threatened medicinal herbs having important nutraceutical, medicinal and therapeutic value. The plant is one of the neglected species of Allium and has not been thoroughly investigated pharmacognostically. Therefore, current research work was designed to investigate the stomata types, stomata number and stomatal index through quantitative microscopy. The result presented in the current research will provide a routine identification method for A. wallichii with the allied species of Allium.

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2022-09-27

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Rana, V. S., Bisht, D., Chaudhary, S. K., Gupta, R., & Sethiya, N. K. (2022). Stomatal Analysis of <i>Allium wallichii</i> Kunth Leaves: An Experimental Finding through Quantitative Microscopy. Journal of Natural Remedies. https://doi.org/10.18311/jnr/2022/30206

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