Caralluma quadrangula N.E. Brown

Asclepiadaceae


Morphology

succulent, 40cm

Ecology

subtropical, arid

Chorology

Arabia

Xylem

Indistinct, vessels in groups, simple perforations, thin-walled fibers, apotracheal, Vascular bundles embedded in thin walled parenchyma (succulent). Small groups sieve cells at the beginning of the secondary xylem.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With groups sieve cells. Few groups of sieve cells in the pith.

Remarks

Dhofar, Oman

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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