Asragalus stella Gouhan.

Fabaceae


Morphology

therophyte 3-5cm

Ecology

mediterranean dry meadow

Chorology

SW-european

Xylem

Only one ring, vessels mostly in groups vessels thick-walled, simple perforations, round and scalariform intervessel pits, vessel diameter 40-70 ┬Ám, parenchyma paratracheal, pervasive, ray width 4-12 cells, homocellular, prostrate cells, ray cells unlignified, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

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