Study on Leaf Epidermis Structure and Dust-Retention Ability of Five Machilus Species


  • Xinru HE Germplasm Resources Evaluation and Innovation Center of Phoebe Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434025, Hubei (CN)
  • Yumu ZHANG Shaoguan Agricultural Bureau, Guangdong (CN)
  • Bing SUN Germplasm Resources Evaluation and Innovation Center of Phoebe Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434025, Hubei (CN)
  • Pujie WEI Germplasm Resources Evaluation and Innovation Center of Phoebe Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434025, Hubei (CN)
  • Die HU Germplasm Resources Evaluation and Innovation Center of Phoebe Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434025, Hubei (CN)



dust-retention; epidermal cell; leaf morphology; Machilus; metal element


Taking the leaves of five Machilus species as a research object, they are Machilus oreophila, Machilus chinensis, Machilus microcarpa, Machilus lichuanensis and Machilus suaveolens. By measuring leaf surface area, cell length and width , the total dust retention, pH value of retention fluid and the content of Pb, Cr, Fe, Cu and Cd of metallic elements were measured, and compare the dust retention of five plant seedling leaves ability. The results showed that: the leaves of different kinds of Machilus have different dust abilities. Comprehensive analysis can be obtained from five kinds of Machilus dust ability in descending order of M. suaveolens > M. lichuanensis > M. chinensis > M. microcarpa > M. oreophila.


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How to Cite

HE, X., ZHANG, Y., SUN, B., WEI, P., & HU, D. (2019). Study on Leaf Epidermis Structure and Dust-Retention Ability of Five Machilus Species. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca, 47(4), 1224–1229.



Research Articles
DOI: 10.15835/nbha47411608