Genista umbellata Poiret

Fabaceae


Morphology

N 80-200 cm

Ecology

mediterranean garigue

Chorology

SW-european

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels diagonal patterns, simple perforations, vessel diameter 40 – 70µm, with helical thickenings, with vestured intervessel pits, fibers thick-walled, parenchyma vasicentric and terminal, ray width 2-3 cells, homocellular with prostrate cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With ray dilatations, collapsed sieve cells, of tangentially arranged 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