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  • The hairs covering the leaves consist of a simple row of cells, and show a curious disposition of the tannin; as a rule, the alternate cells are tannigerous, the intervening ones have chlorophyll and are without tannin; the proximal cell of the hair may have tannin, or be a chlorophyll-cell.

    --Spencer Le M. Moore, 1891, The Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 27: 529

    July 31, 2010