Dorycnium suffruticosum Vill.

Fabaceae


Morphology

N 80-200 cm

Ecology

mediterranean dry meadow

Chorology

SW-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.

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