Brassica rapa

Brassicaceae


Morphology

T, H, 30 - 100cm

Ecology

Hill and mountaine zone, medium site

Chorology

European, cultivated

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels solitary, and in short radial multiples, simple perforations, paratracheal parenchyma, ray width 3-10 cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

No tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, few of sclerenchymatic groups, distinct ray dilatations.

Remarks

Birmensdorf, Switzerland, cultgivated

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