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a plant duct containing latex

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Laticifer ultrastructure and differentiation in seedlings of Papaver bracteatum, Papulation Arya II, American Journal of Botany, (65): 978-983.
The structure and development of an unusual type of articulated laticifer in Mammillaria (Cactaceae).
Pant and Kidwai (1966) have described laticifer ontogeny in the family, and that of ducts (see below).
Two well-known examples of plant families possessing laticifers are Apocynaceae and Euphorbiaceae.
elastica both produce their rubber in the form of rubber particles in laticifers, a complex anastomasized cell system that forms pipes, which can then be tapped allowing latex to bleed out.