Braya humilis Rob.

Brassicaceae


Morphology

H, 3-7cm, cushion plant

Ecology

Alpine, medium site

Chorology

Colorado, North American

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, in groups and in short in radial multiples, vestured pits, paratracheal parenchyma, ray width 5-15 not lignified cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, radial rows of parenchyma cells, ray dilatations, no sclereids.

Remarks

Cross section:
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark:

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
 

© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010