Arenaria serpyllifolia L. (Alsinoideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

T, 5-15cm

Ecology

Hill zone, dry sites

Chorology

Hill zone, dry sites

Xylem

Indistinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary and in groups, vessels small (<20microns) vessels thick walled (2 microns), rayless in cross section, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy, groups of sieve cells and parenchyma in radial rows, without crystals

Remarks

Cross section:
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark:

Ramosch, Engadin, Grisons, Switzerland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Bark
 

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