Epilobium angustifolium L.

Onagraceae


Morphology

H, 40 -100cm

Ecology

mountain and subalpine

Chorology

Eurasian N-America

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous, vessels 60-100 ┬Ám in diameter, vessels radial solitary, simple perforations, vessels thick-walled, pits scalariform or round in opposite position, fibers thin-to thick-walled with small pits, fibers in small groups, , parenchyma pervasive, rays absent, included sieve-tubes and included layers of periderm, consisting on one layer of phelloderm and a few layers of phellem (cork). With many muscilage ducts containing slime and raphides.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Phloem consisting on parenchymatic tissue and, enlarged chambers with raphides surrounded by mucilage.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
     
Radial section
  
Bark
  

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