Cercis siliquastrum L.

Fabaceae


Morphology

p, 3-5 m

Ecology

mediterranean chaparall

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings semi-ring-porous, vesselgroups in tangential rows, simple perforations, vessel diameter 50-100┬Ám, with helical thickenings, with vestured pits, fibers thin- to thick-walled, parenchyma paratracheal vasicentric, ray width 2-4 cells, homocellular, square cells, with prismatic crystals in axial chambers. Rays partially storied

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Slide missing

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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