Aconitum napellus ssp. lusitanicum Rouy

Ranunculaceae


Morphology

H, 20-60cm

Ecology

Mountain and subalpine, wet site

Chorology

European

Xylem

No secondary growth but intervascular cambium present, single vascular bundles around the star-like pith, , rings absent, vessels in groups, vessel diameter 20-30mµ, (3mµ), fibers absent, simple perforations, round and scalariform bordered intervascular pits, pervasive parenchyma, vascular bundles rayless, very large rays (extrusions from the pith) between the bundles. Some individuals with medullary sieve-cell groups.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Groups of sieve elements in a thin walled parenchymatic tissue.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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