Dianthus superbus ssp. alpestris L. (Caryophylloideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H, 20 - 40 cm

Ecology

Montane and subalpine zone, medium 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 fibres, rayless. without crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy,groups of sieve cells and parenchyma in radial rows, crystals absent.

Remarks

Cross section:
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark:

Davos, Grisons, Switzerland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   

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