Euphorbia aphylla Brouss. Ex. Willd.

Euphorbiaceae


Morphology

N, 1,5 - 2m

Ecology

subtropical, coast

Chorology

Macaronesia

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessel solitary and in short radial multiples, simple perforation, vessel diameter 50-70┬Ám, partially scalariform intervessel pits, fibers thin-walled, apotracheal parenchyma often in uniseriate tangential rows, round vessel-ray pits, homocellular rays width 1-2 cells upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With radial groups of sieve tubes, with lactifers. Large phellem.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
  
Bark
  

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