Dianthus silvestris Wulfen (Caryophylloideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H, C, 5 - 30 cm

Ecology

Hill and montane zone, dry sites

Chorology

S-European, montane

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, tangential bands with thick walled fibers, paratracheal parenchyma, thin walled parenchyma between vessels, rayless, with crystal druses in xylem and pith.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy, groups of sieve cells and parenchyma in radial rows, indistinct tangential layers, with crystal druses.

Remarks

Cross section:
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark:

Masun, Slovenia

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
    
Bark
  

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