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0416-0420 Carex montana L.

First Collector L.
Collection Date 2010-05-24
Country Switzerland
Province Zurich
Latitude NA
Longitude NA
Altitude 800
Habitat Perennial. Meadow, hill zone.

Anatomical description of culm

Culm-diameter 0.5-1 mm, center full, radius of culm in relation to wall thickness 1:1. Otline triangular, obtusely. Culm-center full, containing unlignified cells. Center with net-like aerenchyma (stellate). Epidermis cells inside thin, peripheral thicker

Anatomical description of rhyzom

Rhizome diameter 2-4.99 mm, Rhizome center full, containing lignified 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 cortex

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