Microscopical Characteristics of Quassia Wood BY using Foldscope a research Tool

Microscopy:

Characteristics T.S T.L.S R.L.S
 Xylem Fibres  Thick walled , Lignified, pitted, arranged in radial rows Present in group, long and tapering, small oblique bordered pits Present in group, long and tapering, small oblique bordered pits
Xylem parenchyma Small polygonal, less thickened, pitted walls .few cells contain calcium oxalate prisms Elongated pitted walls, Calcium oxalate crystals Elongated pitted walls, Calcium oxalate crystals
Vessels Big, either single or in group of few Wise, elongated with minute bordered pits Wise, elongated with minute bordered pits

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