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ASC00099618 Carex occidentalis

First Collector M. Licher
Collection Date 2011-05-17
Country USA
Province Arizona
Latitude 35.058889000000001
Longitude -111.716555999999997
Altitude 1940
Habitat Kelly Canyon/Pumphouse Wash

Anatomical description of culm

Cross-section round. Outline with rips. Culm center filled. Recognizable epidermis cells. Peripheral sclerenchymatic stabilisation structure (girders) rectangular. Large vascular bundles in one row. Vascular bundles integrated in peripheral stabilisation

Anatomical description of leaf

Outline wavy. Upper epidermis cells in several rows. Epdermis lignified. Vascular bundles near the lower side of the leaf. Girders extending from the vascular bundle to the lower side of the leaf.

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