Cleome brachyphylla Vahl ex DC.

Capparidaceae


Morphology

N 80-150

Ecology

subtropical, succulent zone

Chorology

Macaronesia

Xylem

Indistinct growth zones, vessels 30-50 µm in diameter, vessels in long radial multipels, simple perforations, fibers thin-to thick-walled with small pits, parenchyma paratracheal, rays 3-5 seriate with cells of different sizes, heterocellular with central prostrate and a few marginal upright cells, with included phloem

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Phloem with dialatations, fairly thin –walled sclereids in the cortex

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
 

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