Arabis caerulea All.

Brassicaceae


Morphology

H, 2-12cm, cushion plant

Ecology

Alpine, medium sites

Chorology

Illyrean

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, mostly solitary, scalariform vessel pits, tangential fiber bands in the early wood, small thick walled vessels between very thin walled parenchyma in the latewood, rayless.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

All cells very thin walled, No tangential layers, radial cell rows, between dilatations.

Remarks

Cross section: 40 40 200
Tangential section:
Radial section:
Bark:

Gornergrat, Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   

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