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Maclura pomifera, (Osage Orange) Tangential Section Under the Microscope

Maclura pomifera, (Osage Orange) Tangential-Section

This is an image from a stained standard section of Maclura pomifera, Osage Orange, made by John P. Limbach of Ripon, Wisconsin.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae (UNRANKED): Angiosperms (UNRANKED): Eudicots (UNRANKED): Rosids ORDER: Rosales FAMILY: Moraceae TRIBE: Moreae GENUS: Maclura SPECIES: pomifera

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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.