Scanning Electron Microscopic study of Cibarial sense organs of Verrallina (Neomacleaya) indica (Theobald)
Jagbir Singh Kirti, Jasneet Kaur Sadeura
A detailed description of cibarium and its sense organs or papillae of Verrallina (Neomacleaya) indica (Theobald) have been illustrated for the first time with the aid of Scanning Electron Microscope. Ventral papillae are found to be absent. Rest of the other papillae i.e. palatal papillae, companiform papillae, dorsal papillae and trichoid papillae are explained along with their number and location.