Eruca sativa Mill.

Brassicaceae


Morphology

T, 20 ¿ 60 cm

Ecology

Subtropical, medium site

Chorology

Mediterranean, subcosmopolitean

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels solitary and in short radial multiples, tangential rows of vessels, simple perforations, paratracheal parenchyma, thin walled marginal parenchyma, ray width 3-6 cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

No tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, of sclerenchymatic groups, radial rows of parenchyma cells, distinct ray dilatations, groups of sclereids in phloem and cortex. Uniform cortex

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