Genista tinctoria L.

Fabaceae


Morphology

c 20-40 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain meadow

Chorology

S-European

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels diagonal patterns, simple perforations, vessel diameter 30 – 50µm, with helical thickenings, with vestured intervessel pits, fibers thick-walled, parenchyma vasicentric and terminal, ray width 2-4)cells, heterocellular with 1-2 square cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With ray dilatations, tangentially arranged small scattered irregular groups of sclerenchyma cells.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
 
Tangential section
  
Bark
 

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