Glossary of "Plant Biology (1st ed.)" by Graham et al. (2003)
- A structure that forms at the equator of a spindle during early telophase of mitosis (or meiosis) and which, by the end of cytokinesis, has developed into the middle lamella.
Glossary of "The Cell (5th ed.)" by Alberts et al. (2008)
- Flattened membrane-bounded structure that forms by fusing vesicles in the cytoplasm of a dividing plant cell and is the precursor of the new cell wall.
- Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J. Raff, M., Roberts, K. & Walter P. 2008. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th ed. -xxxiii + 1268 pp. Garland Science, New York.
- Graham, L. E., Graham, J. M. & Wilcox, L. W. 2003. Plant Biology. -xxxv + 497 pp. Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River.