Euphorbia characias L.

Euphorbiaceae


Morphology

N 80-200 cm

Ecology

dry site, mediterranean

Chorology

Mediterranean

Xylem

Distinct rings, vessel in long radial multipels, often slightly diagonal, simple perforation, vessel diameter 30-60┬Ám, round intervessel pits, fibers thin-walled, indistinct parenchyma, homocellular rays width upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Indistinct ray dilatations, with lactifers. Large phellem.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
  

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