Aethionema thomasiana Gay.

Brassicaceae


Morphology

H, Ch, 5 - 12 cm

Ecology

mountaine and subalpine zone, medium site

Chorology

Sw-European Mountaine

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, in groups, simple perforations, thick walled fibers, paratracheal parenchyma, thin walled marginal parenchyma, ray width 3-4 cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Radial rows of parenchyma cells, distinct ray dilatations, groups of sclereids in cortex.

Remarks

Champex, Valais, Switzerland Bot. Garden

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
  
Radial section
 
Bark
 

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