Ceratonia siliqua L.

Fabaceae


Morphology

P, 5-10m

Ecology

mediterranean chaparall

Chorology

Mediterranean

Xylem

Distinct rings diffuse porous, vessels in short radial multiples, simple perforations, vessel diameter 50-100┬Ám, with vestured pits, fibers thick-walled, with septate fibers, parenchyma paratracheal vasicentric, ray width 2-4 cells, homocellular, square cells, with prismatic crystals in axial chambers.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Ray dilatations, tangential layers of sclerenchyma, 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