Brousonetia papyrifera (L.) Vent

Moraceae


Morphology

P 10-20m

Ecology

mediterranean

Chorology

E-Asia

Xylem

Distinct rings, ring porous, often >200 ┬Ám in diameter, earlywood vessels solitary or in short radial multipels, simple perforations, thin-walled tylosis, fibers thin to thick-walled, parenchyma paratracheal and marginal, ray width 3-6 cells, heterocellular with central prostrate and a few marginal square or upright cells, with prismatic crystals in ray cells

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of small sieve cells and big, round, parenchyma cells, sclereids absent, many prismatic crystals, with axial laticifers.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
  
Radial section
 
Bark
  

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