Amaranthus blithum L

Amaranthaceae


Morphology

T, 20-60cm

Ecology

hill zone, medium site

Chorology

Mediterranean

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels solitary vessel diameter 40 - 70 mµ, vessels thick walled (2mµ), fibers absent, simple perforations, intervascular pits round, pervasive parenchyma, rays 5->10 cells, included phloem concentric with single vascular bundles, conjunctive tissue thin-walled, with crystal sand.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy without sieve elements, with crystal sand.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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