Bergenia crassifolia Moench

Saxifragaceae


Morphology

H, succulent plant, 10-40 cm

Ecology

Hill and mountain zone

Chorology

Eurasia

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels solitary, vessel diameter 20-30mµ, vessel frequency 200-500 mm2, scalariforn vessel-pitting, fibers missing, pervasive parenchyma, very large pith zones (rays between vascular bundles rayless, with crystal druses in pith ray zones.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform phloem and cortex. Many crystal druses

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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