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Tilia americana, American Basswood Cross-Section Through the Microscope

Tilia americana, American Basswood Cross-Section

This is an image of a stained Tilia americana section from the standard set made by John P. Limbach of Ripon, Wisconsin.

Transmitted Off Circular Polarized Light Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae UNRANKED: Angiosperms UNRANKED: Eudicots UNRANKED: Rosids ORDER: Malvales FAMILY: Tiliaceae GENUS: Tilia SPECIES: americana

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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.