Celastrus flagellaris Rupr.

Celastraceae


Morphology

liana 3m

Ecology

deciduous forest

Chorology

China and Japan

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous, earlywood vessels solitary, latewood vessel often in radial rows, simple perforations, with helical thickenings,vessel diameter 150 - 200┬Ám, paratracheal parenchyma, ray width 4-8 cells, with sheet cells, prismatic crystals present,

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of sieve tubes and parenchyma cells, of sclerenchymatic groups in tangential bands, prismatic crystals present.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
   
Bark
  

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