Cerastium fontanum 2 Baumg. Alsinoideae

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H, 20-40cm

Ecology

Hill to subalpine zone

Chorology

Eurasiatic, cosmopoitan

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels solitary, vessel diameter 20 - 50µ, vessels thick walled (2µ), fibers absent? parenchyma thin walled between fibers, rayless, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy, sieve elements and sieve elements and without crystals.

Remarks

Birmensdorf, Zürich, Switzerland

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