Claytonia megarhiza Kunthe

Portulacaceae


Morphology

H, 10-20cm

Ecology

subalpine, alpine, medium site

Chorology

Rocky mountains

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels solitary, often hardly to distingush for parenchyma, vessel diameter 30 ¿ 40µm, vessel frequency 200-400 mm2, simple perforations, intervessel pits reticulate, fibers absent, pervasive parenchyma, rays absent..

Phloem

Phloem not distinctly differentiated.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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