Gleditsia triacanthos L.

Fabaceae


Morphology

P, 5-10m

Ecology

hill and mountain cultivated

Chorology

North America

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring-porous, vessels solitary and in shrot radial multipels, simple perforations, earlywoodvessel diameter 150 - 200┬Ám, with a few helical thickenings, with vestured intervessel pits, fibers thick-walled, parenchyma vasicentric and terminal, ray width 2-7 cells, homocellular with prostrate cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Slide missing

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

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Tangential section
 
Radial section
 

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