Centaurium erythraea Rafn.

Gentianaceae


Morphology

T, 10 - 40

Ecology

Hill, mountain, medium site

Chorology

Eurasian

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels solitary, simple perforation, vessel diameter <20┬Ám, parenchyma not to recognize, rayless.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Sometimes with tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, mostly uniform cortex. Different slides show different bark structures.

Remarks

Ronco, Ticina, Switzerland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Bark
 

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