H, 10 - 30cm
Mostly indistinct rings, if distinct semi-ring-porous, vessels solitary, simple perforations, vessel diameter 30 – 60µm, scalariform intervessel pits, fibers thick-walled fibers in small groups, parenchyma vasicentric and pervasive, unlignified rays with 4-8 cells in width, with sheet cells, homocellular with square and upright cells, with prismatic crystals.
With ray dilatations, tangentially arranged small irregular groups of sclerenchyma cells, with prismatic crystals around the fiber groups.
For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics Volume 1.
© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010