P 5-10 m
Indistinct annual rings, vessels in radial groups and diagonal patterns, earlywood vessel diameter 60 – 80 mm, latewood vessel diameter 40-60 mm, vessel frequency 70-150 mm2, simple perforations. With vascular tracheids, fibers thin-to thick-walled, fibers with small pits, scanty and terminal paratracheal parenchyma, ray width 1-(2) cells, rays heterocellular with 1-3 upright marginal cells, with prismatic crystals in ray cells, with large oil ducts in rays.
Tangential layers of sclerenchyma and oil ducts, with prismatic crystals.
For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics Volume 1.
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