Eleagnus pungens Thunb.

Eleagnaceae


Morphology

N 80-200 cm

Ecology

hill and mountain

Chorology

China,Japan

Xylem

Distinct rings, diffuse to semi-ring porous, 50-70 ┬Ám in diameter, vessels solitary. Latewood vessels solitary, simple perforations, with thick helical thickenings, fibers thick-walled with large pits, parenchyma apotracheal, rays uniseriate and multiseriate (6-12 cells in width), heterocellular with central prostrate and a few marginal square and upright cells.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

Tangential layers of small sieve tubes, zangential layers collapsed sieve-tubes, sclereids in tangential layers, a small acicular crystals.

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