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0229-0234 Carex brachystachis Schrank

First Collector Schrank
Collection Date 1909-05-22
Country Switzerland
Province Uri
Latitude NA
Longitude NA
Altitude 1430
Habitat Perennial. Beech forest, hill zone.

Anatomical description of culm

Culm-diameter 0.5-1 mm, wall very large, radius of culm in relation to wall thickness approximately 1: 0.75. circular wavy. Culm-center hollow and surrounded by many large thin-walled, not lignified cells. Center with net-like aerenchyma (stellate). Epid

Anatomical description of rhyzom

Rhizome diameter 2-4.99 mm, Rhizome center full, containing lignified cells. Endodermis indistinct. Cells in the cortex round. Vascular bundles in the cortex present. Vascular bundles in central cylinde dispersed arranged. Vascular bundles concentric, phl

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