Chamaecytisus supinus (L.) Link

Fabaceae


Morphology

Z, 30-50 cm

Ecology

hill dry meadow

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels grouped in diagonal and dendritic patterns, simple perforations, with helical thickenings, vessel diameter >30-60┬Ám, fibers tick-walled, with tension wood, parenchyma vasicentric and terminal, ray width 1-3 (5) cells , homocellular square, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With dilatations, and tangential blocks of sclerenchyma cells.

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