Desmodium illinoense A. Grey

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 40-50┬Ám, with round intervessel pits, fibers thin- to thick-walled, parenchyma vasicentric, ray 2-6 cells in width, homocellular with prostrate cells, prismatic crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, ray dilatations, with small prismatic crystals.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
  
Bark
 

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