Gentiana cruciata L.

Gentianaceae


Morphology

H, 15 - 40 cm

Ecology

H,ill-subalpine, dry site

Chorology

European, SW-Asian

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, simple perforation, vessel diameter 20 - 50µm, scalariform vessel pits, pervasive parenchyma, rayless, storied. Phloem groups in the pith and in the xylem.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Groups of sieve cells, uniform cortex. Needle shaped crystals.

Remarks

Névache, Briançon, 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