Cornulaca monacantha Del.

Amaranthaceae


Morphology

shrub, 1m

Ecology

desert, dry site

Chorology

N-Sahara

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels mainly in clusters, vessel diameter 20-40 mµ, simple perforations, intervascular pits round, fibers thin to thick-walled, paratracheal parenchyma, ray width 4-8 cells, included phloem concentric, conjunctive fairly, thin-walled, with prismatic crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Slide missing.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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