Epilobium hirsutum L.

Onagraceae


Morphology

H, 40 -100cm

Ecology

hill and mountain

Chorology

Eurasian

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels 20-40 ┬Ám in diameter, vessels solitary and in radial multipels, simple perforations, vessels thin-walled, pits round or small in alternating position, fibers thin-walled with small pits, fibers in straight radial lines, parenchyma not to recognize, rays uniseriate, homocellular with square and upright cells,

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Phloem with small groups of sieve tubes, enlarged chambers with raphides surrounded by mucilage.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
 

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