Colubrina californica J.M. Johnst.

Rhamnaceae


Morphology

N 80-150

Ecology

Yucca desert

Chorology

W-North America

Xylem

Distinct growth zones, semi-ring-porous, vessels mainly in dendritic groups, vessel diameter 30–40mµ, simple perforations, thin helical thickenings, fibers with small pits, fibers thin to thick-walled, parenchyma in uniseriate terminal layers, rays 2-3 seriate, homogeneous with prostrate cells with many prismatic crystals in rays.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Groups of sieve tubes and parenchyma in tangential layers, tangentially arranged groups of thick-walled sclerenchyma. With prismatic crystals.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
 
Tangential section
 
Radial section
 
Bark
  

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