Geranium caespitosum James

Geraniaceae


Morphology

H, 10-40 cm

Ecology

mountain zone, dry site

Chorology

Rocky mountains

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels in groups, vessel diameter 30-50 ┬Ám, simple perforations, round intervessel pits,fibers thin- to thick-walled, paratracheal parenchyma, very large rays, vascular bundle form remaining, rays larger than the vascular bundles, crystals absent

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With groups of sieve cells in tangential rows, radial rows of parenchyma cells, distinct ray dilatations, crystals absent.

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