Chenopodium bonus-henricus

Amaranthaceae


Morphology

H, 10-40 cm

Ecology

Mountain and subalpine, medium site

Chorology

European

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels solitary and in small groups, vessel diameter 30-50 mµ, simple perforations, intervascular pits round, fibers missing, pervasive parenchyma, ray width 5->10 cells, included phloem concentric with single vascular bundles and, conjunctive tissue unlignified and thin-walled, with crystal druses.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy without sieve elements, with crystal druses.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Bark
 

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