Euphorbia helioscopia L.

Euphorbiaceae


Morphology

therophyte 10-40

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

Eurosiberian

Xylem

Only one ring, vessel in radial multiples simple perforation, earlywood vessel diameter 40-70┬Ám, round intervessel pits, fibers thin-walled, indistinct parenchyma round vessel-ray pits, homocellular unlignified rays ray width 1-2 cells with upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Fairly uniform phloem, with a few lactifers. Large cortex consisting on thin-walled parenchyma cells.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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Bark
 

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