Cydonia oblonga Miller

Rosaceae


Morphology

p, 3-5 m

Ecology

hill and mountain cultivated

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse porous, vessels solitary, simple perforation, vessel diameter 30-50 ┬Ám, fibers with large pits, with thin helical thickenings, fibers thin-to thick-walled, parenchyma apotracheal, rays uni and biseriate, homocellular with prostrate cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With tangential arranged groups of sieve tubes and collapsed sieve tubes, and rows of sclereids, with prismatic crystals, multilayered periderm with regular arranged cells.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
   
Tangential section
 
Radial section
  
Bark
 

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