Dicheranthus plocomoides Webb. (Paronychioideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

Ch, 15-30cm

Ecology

thermophile bush zone, dry site

Chorology

Macaronesian

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary, vessel diameter 20 ¿ 50mµ, vessels thick walled (2mµ), thin walled parenchyma between fibers, thin walled marginal parenchyma, intra-annual tangential bands of fibers, unlignified ray cells, ray width 3-6 cells, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With sieve cell groups, dilatations, crystals absent

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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