Evonymus europaeus L.

Celastraceae


Morphology

N, 1,5 -3m

Ecology

oak and beech forest

Chorology

European

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse porous, latewood zone with a small zone of thick-walled fibers. earlywood vessels solitary, simple perforations, vessel diameter 3-50┬Ám, with helical thickenings, fibers with large pits, with septate fibers, axial parenchyma rare or apotracheal, rays uniseriate wit protstrate cells, few cells with crystal druses..

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Distinct tangential (annual?) layers of parenchyma and sieve tubes. Sieve tubes collapsed in older rings. Without sclerenchyma. Large ray dilatations. Large crystal druses in ray dilatations and small irregular crystals in tangential parenchyma cells. Crystal druses in the pith.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
  
Bark
  

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