Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.

Euphorbiaceae


Morphology

N, 1,5 - 2m

Ecology

subtropical, coast

Chorology

Macaronesia

Xylem

Distinct rings, vessel in short radial multipels, simple perforation, vessel diameter 80-100┬Ám, round intervessel pits, fibers thin-walled, apotracheal parenchyma, heterocellular rays ray width 1-2 cells with a few prostrate and many upright cells, with radial canals in rays.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Indistinct ray dilatations, with radial sclerenchymatic groups with lactifers. Large phellem.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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