Desmodium glutinosum Schindl.

Fabaceae


Morphology

H, 10 - 40cm

Ecology

hill and mountain meadow

Chorology

E-North America

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary, simple perforations, vessel diameter 50-100┬Ám, with round intervessel pits, fibers thin- to thick-walled, parenchyma vasicentric, ray with two distinct sizes: 1-2 cells and 5-10 cells in width, homocellular with prostrate cells, prismatic crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, ray dilatations, tangentially arranged groups of sclereids, a few small prismatic crystals.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
  

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