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Name: Amy H.
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Age: 30s
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Date: 12/10/2002


Question:
My class just read that stomata are specialized structures that allow leaves to carry out photosynthesis on land. We want to know if that means that aquatic plants do not have stomata.


Replies:
The stomata are on the upper surface in contact with the air:

http://www.micrographia.com/specbiol/plan/planaq/plaq0100.htm

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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