Cerastium sp. (Alsinoideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H, 5-15cm

Ecology

Boreal and subarctic, medium sites

Chorology

Siberia

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, vessels vessel diameter 20-30mµ, vessels thick walled (2 mµ), thin walled parenchyma between fibers, rayless, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
 

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