Geranium sylvaticum L.

Geraniaceae


Morphology

H, 20-50 cm

Ecology

Mountain and subalpine, medium site

Chorology

Euro-Siberian

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse and semi-ring porous, vessels solitary and in groups, vessel diameter 40-70 ┬Ám, simple perforations, round intervessel pits, fibers in groups, thick-walled, parenchyma pervasive in earlywood, paratracheal in latewood, rays very large, vascular bundle remaining, crystals druses in inter fascicular parenchyma.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Simple construction, tangential rows of sieve cells, with crystal druses.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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