Amaranthus retroflexus L.

Amaranthaceae


Morphology

T, 15 - 50 cm

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

cosmopolitean

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels solitary, vessel diameter 30-50 mµ, simple perforations, intervascular pits round, paratracheal parenchyma, rays 5-8 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