Download Atlas of Stem Anatomy in Herbs, Shrubs and Trees: Volume 2 by Fritz Hans Schweingruber, Annett Börner, Ernst-Detlef PDF

By Fritz Hans Schweingruber, Annett Börner, Ernst-Detlef Schulze

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This paintings, released in volumes, includes descriptions of the wooden and bark anatomies of 3000 dicotyledonous crops of a hundred and twenty households, highlighting the anatomical and phylogenetic variety of dicotyledonous vegetation of the Northern Hemisphere. the 1st quantity mostly treats households of the Early Angiosperms, Eudicots, center Eudicots and Rosids, whereas the second one concentrates at the Asterids.

Presented in Volume 2 are microsections of the xylem and phloem of herbs, shrubs and bushes of a thousand species and ca. 35 households of varied lifestyles sorts of the temperate area alongside altitudinal gradients from the lowland on the Mediterranean coast to the alpine quarter in Western Europe. designated awareness is given to the very diversified kin of Asteraceae. the worldwide point of view of the findings is underlined by way of the research of four hundred species from the Caucasus, the Rocky Mountains and Andes, the subtropical quarter at the Canary Islands, the arid zones within the Sahara, in Eurasia, Arabia and Southwest North the United States, New Zealand and the boreal and arctic zones in Eurasia and Canada.

The presence of annual earrings in all lifestyles types demonstrates that herbs and dwarf shrubs are an exceptional software for the reconstruction of annual biomass creation and the interannual dynamic of plant institutions. the typical precept of the anatomical expression of secondary development is a key think about realizing evolution and model procedures in all lifestyles kinds, from the three cm tall crepide pigmea (Crepis pygmaea) within the alpine region to the forty m tall ash (Fraxinus excelsior) in critical eu riparian forests. The learn opens colossal fields of analysis for dendrochronology, wooden anatomy, taxonomy and ecology.

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Phloem with radial groups of sieve tubes. Root collar of an 80 cm-tall hemicryptophyte, moist meadow, hill zone, Rottenschwil, Aargau, Switzerland. Angelica silvestris, transverse section.  40. A dense belt of phellem (cork) compresses phloem and cortex structures. Secretory ducts are deformed and sieve tubes are compressed. Stem of a 50 cm-tall dwarf shrub, on rock, Mediterranean, Sitges, Catalonia, Spain. Bupleurum frutescens, transverse section. g. Eryngium and Astrantia; Fig. 42). Radially elongated crystals are unique to Peucedanum (Fig.

Georg. et Hadj. Centaurea aspera L. Centaurea barbeyi (Alboy) Sosn. Centaurea calcitrapa L. ) Sch. Bip. Centaurea collina L. Centaurea cyanus L. Centaurea diffusa Lam. Centaurea dimorpha Viviani Centaurea idaea Boiss. et Heldr. Centaurea jacea L. Centaurea leucophaea Jord. Centaurea macrocephala Pushk. ex Willd. Centaurea macrorrhiza Willd. Centaurea maculosa Lam. Centaurea melitensis Czerep. Centaurea montana L. Centaurea nervosa Willd. Centaurea paniculata L. Centaurea pullata L. Centaurea raphanina Sm.

Scanty paratracheal parenchyma. Root collar of an 80 cm-tall therophyte, ruderal location, Mediterranean, Provence, France. Carthamus lanatus, transverse section.  25. Vasicentric and scanty paratracheal parenchyma. Root collar of a 50 cm-tall therophyte, ruderal location, Mediterranean, Preveli, Crete, Greece. Carduus macrocephalus, transverse section.  26. Axial parenchyma occurs in intra-annual bands and in various forms around vessels. Rays are unlignified. Root collar of an 80 cm-tall hemicryptophyte, abandoned field, subtropical zone, Valle Gran Rey, Gomera, Macaronesia, Spain.

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