Astragalus penduliflorus Lam.

Fabaceae


Morphology

H, 10 - 30cm

Ecology

mountain and subalpine meadow

Chorology

S-European montane

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous, vessels mostly solitary vessels thick-walled, simple perforations, scalariform intervessel pits, vessel diameter 40-70┬Ám, parenchyma predominantly paratracheal, ray width 3-5 cells, homocellular, prostrate cells, ray cells unlignified, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With sieve tube groups, with ray dilatations, radial and tangential rows of sclerenchyma cells, 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