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Name: Lucia
Status: student
Grade: 9-12
Location: Outside U.S.
Country: Australia
Date: Spring 2013

I was wondering: do mango leaves have sunken stomata in grooves? About how many stomata per leaf area?

The stomata of mango leaves are on their lower surface:

ca. 400-700 per square mm:

Sincerely, Anthony R. Brach, PhD

Hi Lucia,

Thanks for the question. I do not know the answer, but I do think it would be a good investigation if one has access to either a high power light microscope or an electron microscope.


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