Genista hispanica L.

Fabaceae


Morphology

Z, 30-50 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain meadow

Chorology

SW-european

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels dendritic patterns, simple perforations, vessel diameter 30 – 60µm, with helical thickenings, with vestured intervessel pits, fibers thick-walled, parenchyma vasicentric and terminal, ray width 3-6 cells, hetero cellular with 1-2 square and upright 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
  
Radial section
 
Bark
 

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