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Juniperus Virginiana, Eastern Cedar Fiber through the Microscope

Juniperus Virginiana Fiber

This is an image from a stained standard fibers of Juniperus virginiana made by John P. Limbach of Ripon, Wisconsin. A number of tracheids are present with typical tracheid pitting and cross-field pitting.

Transmitted Off Circular Polarized Light Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae DIVISION: Pinophyta CLASS: Pinopsida ORDER: Pinales FAMILY: Cupressaceae GENUS: Juniperus SPECIES: Virginiana

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