Dianthus seguieri Vill. (Caryophylloideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H, C 30-60cm

Ecology

hill to subalpine zone, dry site

Chorology

Alps

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, vessel diameter 20 - 50µ, vessels thick walled (2µ), parenchyma thin walled between fibers, intra-annual tangential bands of fibers, rayless, with few crystal druses in parenchyma cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy, sieve elements and parenchyma in radial rows, distinct dilatations, with crystal druses and sand in cortex and phloem.

Remarks

Ré, Centovalli, Italy

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