Astragalus depressus L.

Fabaceae


Morphology

H, 5-10 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain on rock

Chorology

SE-Europ. W.Asiat

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels solitary and in small groups,vessels thick-walled, simple perforations, scalariform intervessel pits, vessel diameter 30-50┬Ám, fibers thick-walled, fiber groups in tangential rows, parenchyma vasicentric and confluent, ray width 2-5 cells, homocellular, prostrate cells, ray cells unlignified, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With sieve tube groups, with ray dilatations, radial rows of sclerenchyma groups, crystals absent.

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