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Acanth Fact of the Day

A major clade within Acanthaceae is the cystolith clade. Cystoliths are anatomical structures found in leaves and are thought to be composed of calcium carbonate or calcium oxalate. Their function is unknown.
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Tripp's Research Interests: Systematics & Evolution of Acanthaceae; Flora of the Guiana Tepuis; Lichen Diversity and Biogeography in the eastern United States

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