Journal: Functional and Ecological Xylem Anatomy

The anatomical determinants of leaf hydraulic function

Sack L, Scoffoni, C, Johnson DM, Buckley TN, Brodribb TJ. The Anatomical Determinants of Leaf Hydraulic Function. Functional and Ecological Xylem Anatomy (ed. Uwe Hacke), Chapter 10, pp 255-271. Springer International.

Leaves are enormously diverse in size and shape, and especially in their internal anatomy, including their venation architecture. This variation across species in vein and lamina anatomy carries extensive information about the physiological function, development, evolution, ecology, and…