Arenaria biflora L. (Alsinoideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H, cushion plant, 1-30cm

Ecology

Alpine, medium sites

Chorology

S-European- montane

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary, vessels small (<20microns) vessels thick walled (2 microns), parenchyma thin walled between fibers, ring shake, rayless in cross section, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

uniform anatomy, groups of sieve cells and parenchyma in radial rows. With prismatic crystals in the cortex

Remarks

Cross section:
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark:

Nufenen Pass, Valais, Switzherland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
    

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