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ASC00065114 Pascopyrum smithii

First Collector M. Hansen
Collection Date 1998-06-16
Country USA
Province Arizona
Latitude 35.066769999999998
Longitude -109.793679999999995
Altitude 1757
Habitat Petrified Forest Nat. Monument

Anatomical description of culm

Cross-section round. Outline smooth. Culm center hollow. No visual difference between epidermis cells and sclerenchyma cells. Continuous peripheral sclerenchymatic belt. Large vascular bundles in one row. Small vascular bundles integrated in the sclerench

Anatomical description of leaf

Outline with rips. Upper and lower epidermis cells of equal size and shape. Epidermis with spikes. Vascular bundles centered between the upper and lower side of the leaf. Girders extending from the vascular bundle to both sides of the leaf.

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