Cristaria dissecta Hook et Arn

Malvaceae


Morphology

H, 10 - 40cm

Ecology

arid desert

Chorology

Chile

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels solitary and in short radial multiples, simple perforations, round intervessel pits, intervessel pits alternate, vessel diameter 30-50 ┬Ám, parenchyma not to recognize, ray width 1-2 cells, homocellular with square and upright cells, withouz crystals druses in rays.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Isolated sclereids and small groups in radial rows, with ray dilatations, with crystal sand.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
 

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