Echiballium elaterinum (L.Rich.) shoot

Cucurbitaceae


Morphology

liana annual shoot

Ecology

arid

Chorology

Tropical America

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels predominatley solitary, vessel diameter 100-200┬Ám, simple perforation, intervessel pits scalariform, fibers with large pits, thin-to thick-walled, parenchyma paratracheal and pervasive, ray width >10 seriate, unlignified, all ray cells upright, phloem groups in the pith (bi-collateral vascular bundle), x.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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