Arenaria serpyllifolia L. Alsinoidae 2

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

T, 5-15cm

Ecology

hill and montane zone, dry site

Chorology

SW-Eurpe, cosmopolitean

Xylem

Only one ring vessels solitary, vessels in vessel diameter small, (<20µ) vessels thick walled (2µ), paratracheal parenchyma, rayless, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy, sieve elements and few groups of sieve elements, without crystals.

Remarks

Birmensdorf, Zürich, Switzerland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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Bark
 

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