Celtis australis L.

Ulmaceae


Morphology

P 10-20m

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

mediterranean

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous, often >200 ┬Ám in diameter, earlywood vessels solitary, late wood vessels often in tangential, diagonal or even dendritic simple perforations, with helical thickenings fibers thin to thick-walled, parenchyma paratracheal and marginal, ray width 4-8 cells, homocellular with prostrate cells, rays with prismatic crystals in ray cells,

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of small sieve cells and big, round, parenchyma cells, sclereids in large tangential rows or large groups, with a few ray dilatations, prismatic crystals in sclereids.

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