Gomphocarpus fruticosus R.Br.

Asclepiadaceae


Morphology

Hemicryptphyte 50cm

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

Arabia

Xylem

Rings indistinct, vessels in radial multiples, simple perforations, vestured pits, thin- to thick-walled fibers, parenchyma not to recognize, heterogeneous rays with 1 to 2 cells, with 2-4 upright cells. Bark like intra-annual tangential parenchymatic bands with druses.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

No slide available

Remarks

ruderal. Odiaxere, Algarve, Portugal

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
     
Tangential section
  

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