Erodium cicutarium (L.) Hér.

Geraniaceae


Morphology

T, 10-30cm

Ecology

hill and mountain zone dry site

Chorology

Mediterranean

Xylem

Only one ring, in long radial multiples, vessel diameter 30-50 µm, simple perforations, round and scalariform inter-vessel pits, fibers thin to thick-walled, scanty paratracheal parenchyma, Rayless, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Only one ring, in long radial multiples, vessel diameter 40-70 µm, simple perforations, with thin-walled tylosis, round inter-vessel pits, fibers thin to thick-walled, scanty paratracheal parenchyma, rayless crystal druses in ray cells.Tangential layers of sieve cells, radial rows of parenchyma cells,

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
 

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