(according to Schleiden).
Fig. 268. Central American Sarsaparilla (Honduras).
Fig. 269. South American Sarsaparilla (Vera Cruz).
a. The cells of the sheath.
b. A portion of the woody zone.
This image is from Sarsaparilla in Pereira's Elements of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1854.
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