Abelmoshus esculentus (L.) Moench

Malvaceae


Morphology

N 80-150

Ecology

subtropical

Chorology

W-Africa

Xylem

Indistinct rings, with growth zones, vessels solitary and in short radial multiples, simple perforations, scalariform intervessel pits, intervessel pits opposite, vessel-ray pits large, vessel diameter 80-170 ┬Ám, thin-walled fibers, parenchyma scanty paratracheal and apotracheal, ray width 2-3 cells, heterocellular with many square and upright marginal cells, with a few crystal druses in rays.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Slide missing

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 

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