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By Fritz H. Schweingruber;Annett B?de?ed??ede??d???rner;Ernst-Detlef Schulze

ISBN-10: 364211637X

ISBN-13: 9783642116377

ISBN-10: 3642116388

ISBN-13: 9783642116384

This paintings, released in volumes, comprises descriptions of the wooden and bark anatomies of 3000 dicotyledonous vegetation of one hundred twenty households, highlighting the anatomical and phylogenetic range of dicotyledonous vegetation of the Northern Hemisphere. The first volume mostly treats households of the Early Angiosperms, Eudicots, center Eudicots and Rosids, whereas the second one concentrates at the Asterids.

Presented in Volume 1 are microsections of the xylem and phloem of herbs, shrubs and timber of 1200 species and eighty five households of varied existence kinds of the temperate quarter alongside altitudinal gradients from the lowland on the Mediterranean coast to the alpine region in Western Europe. the worldwide standpoint of the findings is underlined via the research of 500 species from the Caucasus, the Rocky Mountains and Andes, the subtropical region at the Canary Islands, the arid zones within the Sahara, in Eurasia, Arabia and Southwest North the US, 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 outstanding device for the reconstruction of annual biomass creation and the interannual dynamic of plant institutions. the typical precept of the anatomical expression of secondary progress is a key think about figuring out evolution and variation methods in all lifestyles kinds, from the two cm tall whitlow grass (Draba arctica) within the arctic to the forty m tall beech (Fagus sylvatica) in vital ecu controlled forests. The research opens substantial fields of study for dendrochronology, wooden anatomy, taxonomy and ecology.

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Patellifolia patellaris, transverse section.  29. The cambial zone consists of parenchyma and sieve tubes, the phloem itself only of parenchyma cells. Parenchyma cells of the cortex are enlarged succulent cells. Between phloem and cortex are a few lignified sclerenchyma cells. 40 cm-high, annual, succulent plant, ruderal site, subtropical climate, Gomera, Canary Islands. Chenopodium murale, transverse section.  30. Vascular bundles in the pith (medullary vascular bundles). Root collar of an annual plant, ruderal site, hill zone, Birmensdorf, Switzerland.

Chenopodium frutescens, Amaranthaceae, dwarf shrub. 1 Conjunctive tissue thin-walled. Tissue between phloem strands and fibre bands is thin-walled and unlignified. 135 Interxylary phloem present.  165. Einadia nutans, Amaranthaceae, herb.  166. Anabasis brevifolia, Amaranthaceae, annual herb. 1 Interxylary periderm (cork band).  167. Ixanthus viscosus, Gentianaceae, dwarf shrub. Small groups of sieve tubes within the xylem.  168. Leptadenia pyrotechnica, Asclepiadaceae, shrub. Large groups of sieve tubes, surrounded by parenchyma.

174.  175. , Celastraceae, shrub.  176. Astrantia major, Apiaceae, herb. 153 Crystal sand present. Small, irregular crystals. cry cry 149 Rhaphides present. Bundles of needle-like crystals.  203. 144 Druses present. A compound, irregular, star-like crystal.  197, 198 and 203. cry 142 Prismatic crystals in axial chambered cells.  177. Asperula aristata, Rubiaceae, herb. Raphids in idioblasts.  178. Bougainvillea spectabilis, Nyctaginaceae, liana. Type with long needles.  179. Traganum moquinii, Amaranthaceae, shrub.

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