Dorycnium pentaphyllum Scop.

Fabaceae


Morphology

c 20-40 cm

Ecology

hill dry meadow

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring porous, vessels in groups and in diagonal patterns, simple perforations, vessel diameter 40-60┬Ám, with round intervessel pits, vestured pits, thick-walled fibers, parenchyma vasicentric, ray 2-8 cells in width, heterocellular with 3 to 5 upright cells, prismatic crystals.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With collapsed sieve cells, ray dilatations, radial groups of sclereids with many 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