Cerastium latifolium L. (Alsinoideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

C, 5-10cm

Ecology

Alpine, medium sites

Chorology

S-Eureopean- montane

Xylem

Indistinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary, vessels small (20-30 microns) 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, without crystals.

Remarks

Cross section:
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark:

Piz Arina, Engadin, Switzerland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Bark
 

© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010