Armeria arctica Sternb.

Plumbaginaceae


Morphology

C, 10-20 cm

Ecology

boreal, arctic

Chorology

Siberian

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary and in groups, vessel diameter <20mµ, vessels thick walled (2mµ), simple perforation, reticulate intervessel pitting, fibers in small groups, most fibers with nuclei, pervasive parenchyma, rays indistinct, if visible width 4-10 thin walled, unlignified, cells, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Groups of dark staining parenchyma/sieve cell groups arranged in tangential rows, without crystals.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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