Armeria alpina Willd.

Plumbaginaceae


Morphology

C, 10-20 cm

Ecology

subalpine, alpine, medium site

Chorology

S-European, Mountain

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, vessel diameter <20mµ, vessels thick walled (2mµ), simple perforation, reticulate intervessel pitting, fibers missing, pervasive parenchyma, ray width 4-10 cells, few large rays, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Simple anatomy, without crystals.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010