Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd.

Nyctaginaceae


Morphology

liana

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

cosmopolitean

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels solitary and in small groups, vessel diameter 50 ¿ 140mµ, fibers thin to thick-walled, simple perforations, intervascular pits round to slit-like, paratracheal parenchyma, rays 1-6 cells, , included phloem concentric continuous, conjunctive tissue thin-walled, with rhaphides. With medullary vascular bundles

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform anatomy without sieve elements, with raphids in idioblasts.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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