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Taxus brevifolia, Pacific Yew Fiber Through the Microscope

Taxus brevifolia Fiber

This is an image from a stained standard section of Taxus brevifolia made by John P. Limbach of Ripon, Wisconsin. The tracheid terminations are shown here.

Transmitted Brightfield Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae DIVISION: Pinophyta CLASS: Pinopsida ORDER: Pinales FAMILY: Taxaceace GENUS: Taxus SPECIES: brevifolia

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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.