Bryonia verrucosa Alt.

Cucurbitaceae


Morphology

liana annual shoot

Ecology

subtropical

Chorology

Macaronesia

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels predominately solitary, vessel diameter 100-200┬Ám, simple perforation, intervessel pits opposite, round and scalariform, fibers absent, parenchyma pervasive, ray width >10 seriate, unlignified, all ray cells upright, phloem groups in the pith (bi-collateral vascular bundle).

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Simple structured, distinct ray dilatations, band of sclerenchyma in the cortex, with short rahphides,

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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