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0580-0583 Carex capillaris L.

First Collector L.
Collection Date 2011-07-20
Country Switzerland
Province Grisons
Latitude NA
Longitude NA
Altitude 1800
Habitat Perennial. fen, hill zone.

Anatomical description of culm

Culm-diameter 0.5-1 mm, center full, radius of culm in relation to wall thickness 1:1. circular wavy. Culm-center full, containing unlignified cells. Center with net-like aerenchyma (stellate). Epidermis cells thick-walled all around. Cuticula very thick.

Anatomical description of rhyzom

Rhizome diameter 1-1.99 mm, Rhizome center full, containing unlignified cells. Endodermis absent.With cortex/central cylinder separation. Endodermis present. Endodermis cells u-shaped, thick walled. Cells in the cortex round. Vascular bundles in the corte

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