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0034-0037 Cyperus papyrus

First Collector NA
Collection Date 2014-07-26
Country Switzerland
Province Zurich
Latitude NA
Longitude NA
Altitude 430
Habitat Perennial, pond, hill zone.

Anatomical description of culm

Culm-diameter 5-10 mm, Outline circular with a smooth surface. Otline triangular, obtusely. Culm-center full, containing lignified cells. Center with net-like aerenchyma (stellate). Epidermis smooth. Epidermis cells thick-walled all around. Large vascular

Anatomical description of rhyzom

Rhizome diameter 2-4.99 mm, Rhizome center full, containing unlignified cells. Endodermis absent.With cortex/central cylinder separation. Endodermis present. Endodermis as a sclerenchymatic belt. Cells in the cortex round. Vascular bundles in the cortex a

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