Gesnouinia arborea L’Hér.

Urticaceae


Morphology

N, 100-300cm

Ecology

subtropical Laurus forest

Chorology

Macaronesia

Xylem

Indistinct rings, vessels 50-90 µm in diameter, vessels in short radial multiples, simple perforations, intervessel pits round and occasionally scalariform, with thin-walled tylosis, fibers thin to thick-walled, parenchyma paratracheal, ray width 2-6 cells with sheet cells, homocellular with upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With groups of sieve-tubes, with many crystal druses in rays and axial parenchyma cells.

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