Vol 87, No 1 (2018)

Cover Page

On the cover Cinnamomum camphora Ness et Eberm. – transverse section through the young stem exposes the surface of the cut to the air. This in seconds induces the appearance of a deep red stain but only in cambial cells and their youngest phloem derivatives. The nature of this natural reaction is not known.

[Author: Beata Zagórska-Marek]