Crotolaria saharae Coss.

Fabaceae


Morphology

Z, 30-50 cm

Ecology

arid desert

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Rings absent, vessels diagonal patterns, simple perforations, vessel diameter 50 – 90µm, with fibers tick-walled, with tension wood, parenchyma vasicentric, ray width 1-3 cells, heterocellular with a few square cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With many isolated sclerenchyma cells, without 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