Astragalus excapus L.

Fabaceae


Morphology

H, 5-10 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain meadow

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels solitary,vessels thick-walled, simple perforations, scalariform intervessel pits, vessel diameter 30-60┬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, and collapsed 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
 

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