Aerva javanica Juss. ex Schult.

Amaranthaceae


Morphology

C, 50-80cm

Ecology

subtropical, coast

Chorology

Arabian

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels in short radial in groups, vessel diameter 30 ¿ 60mµ, fibers thick- walled, simple perforations, intervascular pits round, paratracheal parenchyma, rays 4-6 cells, confluent with fiber tissue, included phloem concentric with continuous xylem, conjunctive tissue thin-walled, with prismatic and crystal druses.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy without sieve elements, some isolatet sclerenchyma cells, with crystal druses.

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