Calliandra eriophyllum Benth.

Fabaceae


Morphology

N 80-200 cm

Ecology

mediterranean chaparall

Chorology

Rocky Mountains

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels mostly solitary,vessels thick-walled, simple perforations, round intervessel pits, vessel diameter 30-50 ┬Ám, parenchyma paratracheal vasicentric and confluent, ray width 1-2 cells, homocellular, prostrate cells crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With ray dilatations, tangential rows of sclerenchyma in the cortex, sclerenchyama absent in the phloem, with prismatic crystals.

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