Ficus vasta Forsk.

Moraceae


Morphology

P 10-20m

Ecology

hill and mountain

Chorology

SW-Arabia, E-Africa

Xylem

Indistinct rings, ring porous, 150 -200 ┬Ám in diameter, earlywood vessels in short radial multipels, simple perforations, thin-walled tylosis, fibers thin to thick-walled, parenchyma paratracheal and in large tangential bands, ray width 3-5 cells, heterocellular with central prostrate and a few marginal square or upright cells, prismatic crystals in axial parenchyma cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Slide missing

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Tangential section
 

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