Gossypium stoksii Masters

Malvaceae


Morphology

H, 40 -100cm

Ecology

subtropical

Chorology

W-Africa

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous, vessels solitary and in radial multiples, simple perforations, round intervessel pits, intervessel pits alternate, vessel diameter 50-120 ┬Ám, parenchyma scanty paratracheal, ray width 3-6 cells, with sheet cells, homocellular with square and upright cells, with prismatic crystals

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Sclereids in tangentially arranged rectangular groups, with ray dilatations, with many crystal druses in rays.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
 
Tangential section
 

© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010