Alyssum montanum L.

Brassicaceae


Morphology

Ch, 5 - 25 cm

Ecology

Hill and mountaine zone, dry site

Chorology

Mediterranean

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary and in radial multiples, simple perforations, tangential bands with thick walled fibers, paratracheal parenchyma, thin walled marginal parenchyma, rayless in cross section, rayless.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells.

Remarks

Bessans,, Maurienne, France

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