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Cornus florida, Flowering Dogwood Tangential Section Through the Microscope

Cornus florida, Flowering Dogwood Tangential Section

This is an image from a stained standard section of Cornus florida, Flowering Dogwood, made by John P. Limbach of Ripon, Wisconsin.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination

Definition/Function:

KINGDOM: Plantae UNRANKED: Angiosperms UNRANKED: Eudicots UNRANKED: Asterids ORDER: Cornales FAMILY: Cornaceae GENUS: Cornus SPECIES: florida

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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/Cornus_florida