Astragalus fruticosus Ledeb

Fabaceae


Morphology

H, 30-80 cm

Ecology

boreal steppe

Chorology

Siberean

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring-porous to semi-ring-porous, vessels mostly solitary, vessels thick-walled, simple perforations, round intervessel pits, vessel diameter 30-50┬Ám, fibers thick-walled, fiber groups in tangential band, parenchyma vasicentric and confluent, distinct terminal, ray width 2-3 cells, homocellular, prostrate cells, ray cells unlignified, crystals absent. Often ring shake.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With sieve tube groups, tangential rows of sieve tube groups, crystals absent.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
  

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