Xylem hydraulic and photosynthetic function of Gnetum (Gnetales) species from Papua New Guinea

Taylor Feild, Lawong Balun

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Gnetum (Gnetales) species are suggested to be unique extant gymnosperms that have acquired high photosynthetic and transpiration capacities as well as greater xylem hydraulic capacity and efficiency compared with all other extant gymnosperms.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)665 - 675
Number of pages11
JournalNew Phytologist
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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