Cerastium glomeratum Thuill. (Alsinoideae)2

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

T, H. 5-40cm

Ecology

Hill and montane zone, medium sites

Chorology

Mediterraneanm, cosmopolitean

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels solitary, small (20 - 30 microns) vessels thick walled (2 microns), parenchyma thin walled between vessels, 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:

Birmensdorf, Z├╝rich, Switzerland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   

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