Astragalus lentiginosus Douglas

Fabaceae


Morphology

H, 5-10 cm

Ecology

mountain and subalpine dry meadow

Chorology

Siberean

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous to semi-ring-porous, vessels solitary, vessels thick-walled, simple perforations, scalariform intervessel pits, vessel diameter 40-70┬Ám, fibers absent parenchyma pervasive, ray width 3-7 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 cells, 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