Ceropegia fusca Bolle

Asclepiadaceae


Morphology

succulent

Ecology

subtropical

Chorology

Macaronesia

Xylem

Root collar: Rings distinct, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, simple perforations, thin-walled fibers, septate fibers present, parenchyma not to recognize, rays absent. Small groups of collapsed sieve cells at the beginning of the secondary xylem. Shoot: The xylem surrounds a big pith and outside of the cambium is a tangential row of latex canals. Grwoth rings are absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform, latex canals in the phloem.

Remarks

in succulent bush, Gran Canaria

Slides from the root collar and the fleschy stem

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
      
Tangential section
 
Bark
   

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