Chenopodium album L.

Amaranthaceae


Morphology

T, 20-80cm

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, fibers thin to thick-walled, paratracheal parenchyma, ray width 3-8 cells, included phloem concentric with single vascular bundles and continuous, conjunctive tissue unlignified and 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.

Cross section
    
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 

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