H, 10-40 cm
hill and mountain zone, medium site
Indistinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary vessel diameter <20µm vessel frequency 200-300 mm2, scalariform perforations with 15-25 bars, scalariform intervessel pits with transitions to scalarform perforations, fibers thin to thick-walled, with round pits, apotracheal parenchyma, rays uniseriate, rays homocellular exclusively with upright cells. isolated single sclereids in the pith.
Small groups of sieve cells between parenchyma in the phloem, isolated single sclereids in the cortex. With prismatic few crystal druses, and little crystal sand, uniform cortex
For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics Volume 1.
© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010