Genista cinerea (Vill. DC

Fabaceae


Morphology

Z, 30-50 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain meadow

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels dendritic patterns, simple perforations, vessel diameter 30 – 50µm, with helical thickenings, with vestured intervessel pits, fibers thick-walled, parenchyma vasicentric and terminal, ray width 2-3 (4) cells, homocellular with procumbent cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With ray dilatations, tangential blocks of sclerenchyma cells.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
 
Tangential section
 
Bark
 

© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010