T, 10-40 cm
hill zone, dry site
Only one ring, vessels solitary and in radial rows, vessels with simple perforations, intervessel pits round and scalariform, fibers thin walled with small pits, parenchyma not to recognize, ray width 1-3 cells, often confluent with axial tissue, ray cells exclusively square and upright, without crystals
Sieve cell groups often surrounded by sclerenchyma cells.
For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics Volume 1.
© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010