Dianthus armeria L. (Caryophylloideae)

Caryophyllaceae


Morphology

H, 25- 50cm

Ecology

Hill and mountaine zone, dry site

Chorology

S-European, W-Asian

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary in the center in short radial rows outside, vessel diameter <20µ, vessels thick walled (2µ), pervasive parenchyma in the center absent outside, rayless, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy, sieve elements and parenchyma in radial rows, without crystals.

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