Dianthus armeria L. (Caryophylloideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

T, H 15-50cm

Ecology

hill and mountaine zone, dry site

Chorology

S-European, W-Asian

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, vessels in radial in groups, vessel diameter <20µ, vessels thick walled (2µ), parenchyma thin walled between fibers, rayless, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy, sieve elements and parenchyma in radial rows, without crystals.

Remarks

Tournus, Bourgogne, 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