"Morpho-Anatomical studies on Rivina humilis L."


Kavitha A, S.T. Hindu College, Nagercoil- 629002, M.S. University, Abishekapatti, Tirunelveli-627012, Tamil Nadu, India.

Mary Kensa V, S.T. Hindu College, Nagercoil – 629 002, Tamil Nadu, India.


The present study is used to investigate the pharmacognostical screening of Rivina humilis provided useful information about its correct identity and evaluation. The macroscopical studies revealed the morphological character of different parts of plant. The microscopical studies revealed the presence of lamina, mesophyll tissue, venation pattern, anomocytic stomata, Midrib, xylem, phloem and glandular trichomes etc. The other parameters observed are also useful for the future identification of the plant and serves as a standard monograph for identification and evaluation of plant.