Arabis alpina L.

Brassicaceae


Morphology

H, C, 3-20cm

Ecology

Subalpine, alpine, medium sites

Chorology

SW-Asia, Mediterranean

3150 m, ruderal, Gornergrat, VS CH

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels mostly solitary, scalariform vessel pits, tangential fiber bands in the early wood, small thick walled vessels between very thin walled parenchyma in the latewood, rayless.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

All cells very thin walled, Indistinct tangential layers of crushed sieve cell groups, no ray dilatations.

Remarks

Cross section: 40 40 10 100
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark: 200

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
    
Bark
 

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