Argemone ochroleuca Sweet

Papaveraceae


Morphology

T, 20-60cm

Ecology

subtropical, succulent zone

Chorology

cosmopolitean

Xylem

Indistinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary and in groups, vessel diameter 40 ¿100µm, vessel frequency 100-200 mm2, simple perforations, scalariform intervessel pits, fibers thin-walled, paratracheal parenchyma, ray width 3-5 cells, ray cells unlignified and thin-walled, exclusively square and upright ray cells, without crystals

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With tangential rows of sieve cell groups, distinct ray dilatations, without sclereids, With crystal sand.

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