Amaranthus cruentus L.

Amaranthaceae


Morphology

T, 20-60cm

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

cosmopolitean

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels solitary and in short radial multiples, vessel diameter 30-50 mµ, simple perforations, intervascular pits round, paratracheal parenchyma, rays 5->10 cells, included phloem concentric with single vascular bundles, conjunctive tissue thin-walled, periferic zones with continuous xylem, with crystal sand.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy without sieve elements, with crystal sand.

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