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Betula papyrifera, Paper Birch Radial Section Under the Microscope

Betula papyrifera, Radial-Section

This is an image from a stained standard section of Betula papyrifera made by John P. Limbach of Ripon, Wisconsin.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination

Definition/Function:

KINGDOM: Plantae UNRANKED: Angiosperms UNRANKED: Eudicots UNRANKED: Rosids ORDER: Fagales FAMILY: Betulaceae GENUS: Betula SPECIES: papyrifera

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References:

Core, H.R., W.A. Cote, and A.C. Day, WOOD STRUCTURE AND IDENTIFICATION, Syracuse Wood Science Series, Vol. 6, 1979.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betula_papyrifera