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Cornus florida, Flowering Dogwood Fibers Through the Microscope

Cornus florida, Flowering Dogwood Cross-Section

This is an image from a stained standard fiber of Cornus florida made by John P. Limbach of Ripon, Wisconsin. This is the other end of the vessel cell in the previous image.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


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

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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.