Gypsophila repens L. (Caryophylloideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

C, 5 - 25cm

Ecology

Subalpine zone, medium sites

Chorology

S-European, montane

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, thin walled parenchyma between vessels, rayless, with crystal druses.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy,groups of sieve cells and parenchyma in radial rows, distinct ray dilatations, with crystal druses.

Remarks

Cross section: sometimes with nice cork inclusions
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark:

Mythe, Schwytz, Switzerland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
   

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