Cleome arabica Pestalozzi

Capparidaceae


Morphology

H, 40 -100cm

Ecology

arid desert

Chorology

Sahara

Xylem

Distinct growth zones, diffuse porous, 20-50 ┬Ám in diameter, vessels in long radial multiples, simple perforations, fibers thin-to thick-walled with small pits, parenchyma paratracheal, with rays 2-3, heterocellular with central prostrate and many marginal upright cells,

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Phloem with ray dilatations, round sclerenchymatic groups in more or less distinct tangential rows.

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