H, cushion plant, 3-7cm
Alpine, medium sites
Distinct rings, sometimes indistinct, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary, vessels small (<20microns) vessels thick walled (2 microns), paratracheal parenchyma, parenchyma thin walled between fibers, crystals absent.
Uniform anatomy, groups of sieve cells and parenchyma in radial rows. Sometimes with prismatic crystals in the cortex.
For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics Volume 1.
© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010