[Plant-education] phloroglucinol stain

Perry, James via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by james.perry from uwc.edu)
Mon Oct 30 18:29:27 EST 2006

Dropper bottle 1: 0.1g phloroglucin in 10 mL 95%EToH. 

Dropper bottle 2: 25% HCl.

1 drop of each to specimen in question to stain lignin red.


Saturated solution of phloroglucinol in 18% HCl in a single dropper

Jim Perry

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[mailto:plant-ed-bounces from oat.bio.indiana.edu] On Behalf Of Small, P. F.
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Subject: [Plant-education] phloroglucinol stain

Hello Dr. Pickering.  I too would like to have the recipe for mixing
phloroglucinol to stain tree cores.  Will you please send me the recipe?
Thanks for the help.


Peter Small

Biology Dept

Ursinus College

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