Observation 162772: Plantae Haeckel

When: 2013-07-28

Collection location: Huautla de Jiménez, Oaxaca, Mexico [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Seen growing in a rose petal.



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By: else
2017-11-01 12:54:56 EDT (-0400)

i thought that alder has this kind of vessels.
Darvin and Dennis say the same thing, though they use different words to do so.

Secondary cell walls of vessel elements.
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2017-11-01 01:08:24 EDT (-0400)

I asked on the Amateur Microscopy Facebook group, and got the following reply:

Dennis Margosan: If you are referring to the helical bodies, they’re secondary cell walls of vessel elements.

Mixed collection
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2017-10-31 20:43:30 EDT (-0400)

The top photo looks like tracheids from the xylem of some unknown plant.
The lower photo is different.

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