Astragalus glyciphyllos L.

Fabaceae


Morphology

H, 10 - 40cm

Ecology

hill and mountain vigneyard

Chorology

European, W-Asian

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous to semi-ring-porous, vessels solitary, vessels thick-walled, simple perforations, round to scalariform intervessel pits, vessel diameter 40-70┬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, tangential rows of sclerenchyma groups, crystals absent.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Bark
   

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