Euphorbia prostrata Aiton

Euphorbiaceae


Morphology

T, 5-20 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain zone, medium site

Chorology

subcosmopolitean

Xylem

Only one ring, vessel in radial multiples simple perforation, vessel diameter 30-50┬Ám, thick-walled vessels, round intervessel pits, fibers thin-to thick-walled (all with tension wood), indistinct parenchyma, round vessel-ray pits, homocellular rays ray width 1-2 cells with upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

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

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Bark
 

© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010