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Monocotyledon Wood

Cross-Section Through a Lignified Shoot of Dendrocalamus spec (giant bamboo). Notice the high proportion of sclerenchyma fibres that lend an extreme stability and favourable pliability to the wood. Staining: astra blue, acridine red / chrysoidine. (slide preparations: G. SEEHANN, 1986).

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