Dianthus balbisii Ser. in DC. (Caryophylloideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H 20-50cm

Ecology

hill to mountaine zone

Chorology

Mediterranean, mountaine

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, vessel diameter 20 - 50µ, vessels thick walled (2µ), fibrs absent? parenchyma thin walled between fibers, rayless, with crystal druses in parenchyma.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy, sieve elements and parenchyma in radial rows, with crystal druses.

Remarks

Massiv des Maures, Provence, 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