Cerastium arvense L. Alsinoideae 2

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H,20-40cm

Ecology

Hill and mountaine zone, medium site

Chorology

Eurasian

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, vessel diameter 20 - 50µ, 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

Mt Cenis-Pass, 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