Materials and methods. A Materials used in making leaflet sections B Cutting carrot into a cube, slitting the cube and inserting the leaflet margin C Leaflet margin inserted in carrot cube ready for sectioning D Sharpening the straight razor on the wet stone E Clamping the carrot cube with leaflet margin into the hand microtome and preparing to section with the straight razor F Leaflet sections teased from the carrot into a watch glass with water.

  Part of: Noblick LR (2017) Key to Syagrus identification using leaflet margin anatomy: Supplement to “A revision of Syagrus (Arecaceae)”. PhytoKeys 81: 19-46.