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range of structural and functional variation in the trap of Utricularia.

Francis Ernest Lloyd

range of structural and functional variation in the trap of Utricularia.

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Published in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bladderworts.,
  • Plant morphology.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMcGill University publications, series 2 (Botany), no. 70
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK1 .M14 no. 70
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[260]-276 p.
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6126406M
    LC Control Number52054522
    OCLC/WorldCa18105038

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range of structural and functional variation in the trap of Utricularia. by Francis Ernest Lloyd Download PDF EPUB FB2

The range of structural and functional variation in the traps of Utricularia 1) () pl. Lloyd, F.E. Lloyd, The mechanism of the water-tight door of the Utricularia trap Plant Physiology 4: () Lloyd, F.E.

Lloyd, The origin and nature of the mucilage in the cacti and in certain other plants Am. Jour. Bot. 6 Cited by: 7. Range of structural and functional variation in the trap of Utricularia. book range of structural and functional variety in the traps of Utricularia and Polypompholyx Francis E.

Lloyd, Macdonald Professor of Botany, Mc Gill University, Montreal. Macdonald Professor of Botany, Mc Gill University Montreal With 16 figures in the text.

by: 6. The range of structural and functional variation in the traps of Utricularia. Fl The cytochemical staining and measurement of protein with mercuric bromophenol blue. well within the range of many other Utricularia species (see Table 1 in Płachno et al. ), in spite of being three or four-layered (“traps in some clones of U.

dichotoma (a species evolutionarily more advanced than U. volubilis) also possess trap walls which are three cell layers thick” Płachno et al.p.

Trap features distinguishing Utricularia species The range oftrap variation was already intensively studied by Lloyd (, ). The shape and size of the traps, as well as the position of the mouth, appendages and.

of two to five cell layers. A distinct variation in the trap wall structure occurred not only within one generic Utricularia section, but even within one species and also different parts of one trap.

Using an position sensor to monitor trap thickness showed that in two clones of Utricularia dichotoma. Based on these analyses, we were able to assign the 19 investigated Utricularia species to two functional trap principles (active and passive).

The 18 species with active traps were further Cited by:   Then, Utricularia deflates slowly, thanks to the activity of membranar bifid glands, which actively pump the water out of the trap. Actually, the pumping is based on the transport of chloride ions, which creates a local osmotic gradient in the trap membrane and an accompanying flux of water [ 1, 2 ].Cited by: 8.

For the first time, a representative survey range of structural and functional variation in the trap of Utricularia. book different traps from both subgenera (Utricularia and Polypompholyx) is on scanning- and transmission electron microscopy, traps of 14 species of Utricularia (out of species) representing 11 sections (out of 35 sections).

Plachno et al. studied the relationship between trap anatomy and its firing-resetting J. Soc. nine Australian Utricularia species and found that the trap. The size and shape of traps of Utricularia vulgaris L.

Functional Ecology 5: Measuring investment in carnivory: seasonal and individual variation in trap number and biomass in Utricularia vulgaris L.

Functional significance of external trap morphology in aquatic Utricularia While this morphological variation is well documented, little is known about its functional significance.

to test the aquatic-appendage prey-capture hypothesis with a range of ubiquitous prey animals that exhibit differing feeding and locomotory behaviours Author: Corin Gardiner.

Trap diameters range from to 3 mm [5,17]. The lenticular Utricularia trap (figure 1a and range of structural and functional variation in the trap of Utricularia.

book supplementary material, S1) works with a two-phase mechanism [2,3]. During the first slow phase, which lasts about 1 h, internal glands actively pump water out of the trap interior, so that elastic energy is stored in the trap body range of structural and functional variation in the trap of Utricularia.

book to a Cited by: Utricularia multifida (previously Polypompholyx multifida) has suction traps like all the other Utricularia species (Lloyd ) in the rest of Utricularia.

Now that another type of trap, which is in some ways intermediate, is In closing this account one cannot but wonder at the astonishing variety of trap structure. Utricularia) comprise nearly all aquatic bladderworts, and the 35 species in section Utricularia share a common trap architecture (the ‘ Utricularia vulgaris trap type’) (Lloyd; Taylor ) that will be described in detail with all its structural and functional variations in this by:   The transition from the first to the second mousetrap is not analogous to a Darwinian process because: (1) a number of separate steps are required to make the transition; (2) each step has to fall within a narrow range of tolerance to get to the target trap; and (3) function is lost until the transition is completed.

more—Types, structural models, biological functions, and formation routes. New J. Sci.1– Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MDUSA.

*E-mail: [email protected] Utricularia Christopher Whitewoods What is Utricularia. Utricularia is odd. Utricularia reniformis -Hil. is endemic to the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, growing as a terrestrial species in wet grasslands or as an epiphyte in moist habitats [1,24].Some but limited information is available on the U.

reniformis nuclear genome, such as its high levels of polymorphism [], its genome size of Mb (which is an intermediate size in comparison to other Utricularia) and Author: Saura R.

Silva, Ana Paula Moraes, Helen A. Penha, Maria H. Julião, Douglas S. Domingues, Todd P. Thus, the enzymes could have entered the trap from the ambient solution, rather than have been secreted within the traps. In four aquatic Utricularia species, the pH of the fluid within the trap was between 49 and 51, a narrow range which may be an optimum for exoenzyme functioning (Sirová et al., ).Cited by: george william Scarth, francis ernest Lloyd.

An elementary course in general physiology. Wiley & Sons. The range of structural and functional variation in the trap of Utricularia. Further studies in periodic precipitation. Nº 71 de McGill University publications: Botany. The Carnivorous. Variation, according to evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould, is “nature's only irreducible essence” ([ 1 ][1]).

The variation and diversity of shapes in nature is a central focus of both evolutionary and developmental biologists. Unified under the unlikely roof of “evolutionary developmental biology,” the ultimate goal of these scientists is to understand how variation Author: Derek E.

Moulton, Alain Goriely. The Genus Utricularia: A Taxonomic Monograph is a monograph by Peter Taylor on the carnivorous plant genus Utricularia, the was published in by Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) as the fourteenth entry in the Kew Bulletin Additional was reprinted for The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in Author: Peter Taylor.

Based on comparative biomechanical and functional-morphological studies, we can distinguish between different Utricularia trap and trapdoor movement types, referencing differences in functional principles (suction traps vs.

passive lobster traps, the latter only found in U. multifida), entrance morphology (short vs. tubular), angles between the. : Genus Utricularia: a taxonomic monograph (Kew Bulletin Additional Series) (): Taylor, P G: Books5/5(3). Friday, L.E. Measuring investment in carnivory: Seasonal and individual variation in trap number and biomass in Utricularia vulgaris L.

New Phytol. [ Links ] Friday, L.E. & C. Quarmby. Uptake and translocation of prey derived 15N and 32P in Utricularia vulgaris L. New Phytol. [ Links ]Cited by:   Genlisea and Utricularia are carnivorous plants under the family of Lentibulariaceae.

These plants feed on microscopic preys and digest them in a closed trap under water. Utricularia spp. have reported usage for dressing wounds and as a remedy for urinary infections and cough (Patel, ).Cited by: 6. electronic band structure, superconductiv-ity, and special types of domain walls that can support propagating Majorana qua-siparticles.

The surface of this system is a topological superconductor with a special band structure, based on an argument put forward by Fu and Kane (8). A domain wall separating regions of the crystalline latticeAuthor: Derek E.

Moulton, Alain Goriely. variations on the theme and being able to identify the variations is fundamentally important. EXERCISE 2 Examine one or more cycles and put yourself behind the screen. In other words, imagine you are the market maker and what you would need to do at different times to trap traders and book your own profit.

You will need to. Utricularia) comprise nearly all aquatic bladderworts, and the 35 species in section Utricularia share a common trap architecture (the ‘Utricularia vulgaris trap type’) (Lloyd; Taylor ) that will be described in detail with all its structural and functional variations in this by: The traps can range in size from mm to cm.

Aquatic species, such as U. vulgaris (common bladderwort), possess bladders that are usually larger and can feed on more substantial prey such as water fleas, nematodes and even fish fry, mosquito larvae and young tadpoles.

Despite their small size, the traps are extremely : Tracheophytes. Figure 9F Examples of carnivorous plants with different trapping structures. (A, B) Drosera tubaestylus and Drosera pulchella with adhesive hairs. (C, D) intact plant of Utricularia menziesii and detail of the trap of Utricularia multifida (bladderwort), with bladder-like suction traps.

(E, F) Dionaea muscipula (Venus’ fly trap), with snapping trap and trigger hairs. There is an enormous diversity in the structure of the flower palate of the carnivorous rootless genus Utricularia. This study aims to examine the structure of the palates in Utricularia bremii Heer and U.

minor L of the Utricularia sect. Utricularia, which have a glandular palate type. In both species, the palate has only one type of glandular trichomes.

The genome and transcriptome sequences of the aquatic, rootless, and carnivorous plant Utricularia gibba L.

(Lentibulariaceae), were recently determined. Traps are necessary for U. gibba because they help the plant to survive in nutrient-deprived environments. The U. gibba's traps (Ugt) are specialized structures that have been proposed to selectively filter microbial Cited by: Trap Functioning in “Classic” Studies.

Almost all of the knowledge of the biophysical nature of Utricularia trap functioning was published only in a series of four studies conducted between – 8 – 11 These studies are based on tricky measurements of negative pressures inside the trap and water outflow by piercing the isolated trap with fine glass capillaries (outer tip.

An architectural model for the bladderwort Utricularia gibba (Lentibulariaceae)1 consists of a stolon bearing dichotomously branched leaf-like structure that supports the traps.

These as well as to quantify the range of variation on that model through analysis of phenotypic variations among field collected plants. The suction trap (described in detail by Lloyd, ; Guisande et al., ) of Utricularia is a highly specialized structure that is activated when a passing animal touches a trigger hair (Lloyd, illustrated it as a ‘better mousetrap’).

When triggered, the trap opens inward, the prey is sucked in to the water-filled trap, the door. The straight story.

a Reconstruction of an Egyptian clap-net trap for birds of ca. bce (from Schäfer /19, Abb. b Torsion trap pictured in t of Khety, – bce (from Griffithsplate 22).Only one side of the base holds a twisted cord.

See also Firth and Gunn (, p. 6).c Egyptian clap-bow trap, early nineteenth century (from Cited by: 3. Utricularia australis L., U. inflata WALTER and U. vulgaris L. All species belong to the infrageneric section Utricularia (5, 16), which shows, as far as known, a homogeneous trap architecture (17) with - as to its functional morphology - a nearly identical trapping mechanism.

Trap diameters range from –3 mm (5, 17). The transects show that despite the sevenfold range in peak speed, all 15 events collapse into a cloud of points, where the between-events variation in flow speed at a given distance from the mouth is much smaller than the with-event variation of flow speed as a function of distance from the mouth (Figure 3b).Author: Krizma Singh, Roberto C.

Reyes, Gabriel Campa, Matthew D. Brown, Fatima Hidalgo, Otto Berg, Ulrike K. Left: A microscopic, underwater view of the slender branchlets of a bladderwort plant (Utricularia vulgaris) bearing tiny, pear-shaped bladders. Note the bristly hairs at the entrance to the bladder traps (red arrow).

Right: Magnified view of a single bladder trap containing a trapped copepod (red arrow), a minute crustacean related to a shrimp.

Utricularia foliosa and U. australis pdf markedly increased in Utricularia vulgaris. • Phosphatase activity in the empty pdf was 2–18 times higher than that in the culture water at the same pH ofbut activities of the other trap enzymes were usually higher in the water. Correlative analyses did not show any clear relationship.Presents: Carnivorous Plants Utricularia – Bladderwort.

Utricularia (bladderwort, Figure 2), a plant named for its tiny bladders, or utricles. Unlike the other carnivorous plants discussed here, Utricularia often lives in open water, but again where the nutrient concentration is relatively low.

One common habitat is in the nutrient-poor bog. The hepatic genera Colura and Pleurozia ebook trap-like structures in the ebook sacs of their leaves. The function of these structures usually has been interpreted as water storage, although zoophagy has also been suggested.

The experimental evidence that a species of Colura was able to trap protozoa was presented some years ago. Therefore the trap-like structure Cited by: 8.