Dorycnium germanicum Gams.

Fabaceae


Morphology

c 20-40 cm

Ecology

hill dry meadow

Chorology

SE-Europ.

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels solitary and often in diagonal patterns, simple perforations, vessel diameter 40-50┬Ám, with round intervessel pits, vestured pits, fibers thin- to thick-walled, parenchyma vasicentric, ray 2-6 cells in width, heterocellular with 1-3 upright cells, , prismatic crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of collapsed sieve cells, ray dilatations, tangentially arranged groups of sclereids, with many prismatic crystals.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
  
Bark
 

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