Ch, succulent plant, 15-30 cm
mediterranean zone, dry site
Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary and in groups, Vessel diameter <20mµ, vessel frequency 200-500 mm2, reticulate vessel-pitting, intra-annual tangential bands of fibers, with septate fibers. pervasive parenchyma, rayless, interxylary cork bands, crystals absent.
Uniform anatomy, distinct sieve cell groups parenchyma in radial rows, parenchyma cells with tannins, crystals absent, with crystal sand, with prismatic crystals, with crystal druses, with acicular crystals.
For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics Volume 1.
© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010