Descurainia sophia (L.) Prantl

Brassicaceae


Morphology

T,H, 20-80 cm

Ecology

Hill and mountaine zone, dry site

Chorology

Eurasiatic

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels in radial multiples, simple perforations, paratracheal parenchyma, ray width 2-3 cells,

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

No tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, radial rows of parenchyma cells, distinct ray dilatations.

Remarks

Monte Vista, Colorado, USA

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
  

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