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Longitudinal Section Through Part of a Pumpkin's (Cucurbita pepo) Xylem

The picture shows different vessel elements. At the right side of the picture secondary wall elements (tracheary elements with helical thickenings) can be seen. To the left is a tracheary element with pitted walls (W. BARTHLOTT, 1986 unpublished).


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