Genista radiata (L.) Spach

Fabaceae


Morphology

Z, 40 - 80 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain dry meadow

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels dendritic patterns, simple perforations, vessel diameter 40 – 60µm, 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, collapsed sieve cells, small strips of tangential sclerenchyma cells.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
 
Bark
 

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