Cassia obovata Collad.

Fabaceae


Morphology

P, 5-10m

Ecology

arid desert

Chorology

North-Africa

Xylem

Rings absent or ring porous, vessels solitary and in short radial multiples, simple perforations, vessel diameter 50-100┬Ám, fibers thick-walled, parenchyma paratracheal vasicentric ray width 2-4 cells, homocellular, square cells, with prismatic crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Uniform phloem, ray dilatations, irregular or tangentially arranged groups of sclereids in the phloem.

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